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.