Thunderbird pendant, cedar, Gus Modeste

Thunderbird pendant, cedar, Gus Modeste

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Unique and superb quality piece of Art

This Thunderbird pendant is hand carved and hand painted, yellow cedar wood, the eye is inlaid with Abalone which just makes it truly outstanding. A truly very impressive piece by Master artist Gus Modeste from the Coast Salish First Nations on Vancouver Island. Monogrammed by the artist at the back

Measurements: 3 1/2" x 2" x 1/4" (9 x 5 x 0.5 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

Another friend gone way to soon!!!! We will miss you, Gus!!!!! You were the best!!!! Gus Modeste is a member of the Coast Salish First Nation. He originates from a small town on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada's Pacific...Artist bio and other available works »

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