Raven Clamshell Pendant

by Boma
Canada
  • Raven Clamshell Pendant
$74.00
Item No. B7418
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Designed by Bill Helin, a member of the Tsimshian First Nation, this pendant shows Raven perched on a clamshell with humanity inside. The pendant is 1½ inches long by 1 inch 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.

Designed by Bill Helin, a member of the Tsimshian First Nation, this pendant shows Raven perched on a clamshell with humanity inside. The pendant is 1½ inches long by 1 inch 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.
  • Emerging Mankind
    After the great flood, Raven was gorging himself on edibles on the beach. Hearing some strange sounds, he found a giant clamshell with little beings wiggling inside. He crooned and coaxed them out, and they were the first humans.
  • 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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