Thunderbird, wall art carving by Silas Coon

Thunderbird, wall art carving by Silas Coon

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So incredibly detailed!!!! New design by Silas Coon

Thunderbird

small but superb quality! Hand carved, hand painted, beautiful grain in the wood, absolutely fabulous expression. Silas loves to use pine and spruce because once it's polished, it really shows off the grain of the wood which only adds to the beauty. Abalone inlays  and signed at the back. It's made and already prepared for wall hanging. 

Measurements: 13" x 5" x 1" (33 cm x 5 cm x 2.5 cm)

Meaning: The Thunderbird symbolizes supernatural power and is believed to be the  dominating force behind all of natures doings. It's  a mythical creature and only the most prestigious and powerful Chiefs are allowed to have the Thunderbird as a crest especially among the Kwagiulth, Nuu-Chah-Nulth and Coast Salish people.

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About This Artist

Silas Coon is a member of the Kwakwakaw 'wakw (Kwakiulth) First Nations, originating from Alert Bay in their ancestral land. He was born in 1963. When he was 11 years old, he moved to Gilford Island where Jim King, a chief who presided at the...Artist bio and other available works »

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