Hummingbird in Flight Pendant

by Boma
Canada
  • Hummingbird in Flight Pendant
$66.00
Item No. B7411
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This pendant is designed by Bill Helin, a member of the Tsimshian First Nation. The hummingbird is shown in flight, with wings fully extended. 1⅞ inches long by 1¼ inches wide. Made of a pewter alloy with a touch of silver on an 18 inch sterling silver chain with a spring clasp. Made in Canada.

This pendant is designed by Bill Helin, a member of the Tsimshian First Nation. The hummingbird is shown in flight, with wings fully extended. 1⅞ inches long by 1¼ inches wide. Made of a pewter alloy with a touch of silver on an 18 inch sterling silver chain with a spring clasp. Made in Canada.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Pewter/Silver Jewelry
    This pendant is made from an alloy of pewter with just a touch of silver. The pewter is lighter than sterling silver, resulting in a light weight that is comfortable to wear. The touch of silver adds luster. The jewelry is made in Canada by Boma.

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