Hummingbird Spirit Earrings

United States
  • Hummingbird Spirit Earrings
$85.00
Item No. N21204E
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These earrings are designed by Bill Helin, a member of the Tsimshian First Nation. His ancestry is from the Gits'iis tribe in the village of Lax Kw'alaams, British Columbia. These earrings have a hummingbird's head in profile. There is antiquing in the recessed parts. The size is ¾ inch in diameter. Fishhook earrings. Sterling Silver. Made in USA.

These earrings are designed by Bill Helin, a member of the Tsimshian First Nation. His ancestry is from the Gits'iis tribe in the village of Lax Kw'alaams, British Columbia. These earrings have a hummingbird's head in profile. There is antiquing in the recessed parts. The size is ¾ inch in diameter. Fishhook earrings. Sterling Silver. Made in USA.

  • Hummingbird
    The Hummingbird is one of the less common motifs used by the Northwest Coast peoples, but one of the more delicate. It is marked by its long down-curving bill.
  • Bill Helin
    Tsimshian native artist Bill Helin enjoys a very rewarding career as a creative gold engraver, painter, woodcarver, and book illustrator. His ancestry is from the Gits'iis tribe in the village of Lax Kw'alaams, British Columbia. He loves to paint mythological images to educate people on the history of the Tsimshian nation and the many stories passed down through his ancestors. His greatest passion however is to spiritually represent and bond individuals together through the use of native Life Crest symbols. The art of Bill Helin is reproduced in collaboration with the artist and royalties are paid to the artist on each item sold.

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