Eagle Hoop Earrings

United States
  • Eagle Hoop Earrings, Sterling Silver
$145.00
Item No. N979E
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This stylized eagle by Everett Goenett, a Tlingit native who resided in Seattle, shows two side views of the eagle overlapping at the beak to suggest a frontal view. This technique is popular in Northwest Coast Indian art. Fishhook earrings. Sterling silver. The eagle earrings are about 1½ inch in diameter. Made in USA.

This stylized eagle by Everett Goenett, a Tlingit native who resided in Seattle, shows two side views of the eagle overlapping at the beak to suggest a frontal view. This technique is popular in Northwest Coast Indian art. Fishhook earrings. Sterling silver. The eagle earrings are about 1½ inch in diameter. Made in USA.

  • Eagle
    The Eagle is one of the most powerful and important symbols in Pacific Northwest Indian art and life. Eagle down, a symbol of peace and friendship, was sprinkled before guests in welcome dances and on other ceremonial occasions; eagle feathers were used in many rituals and worn on masks, headdresses and dance aprons.
  • Everett Goenett
    Everett Goenett was a Tlingit artist, born in 1954 in Juneau, Alaska. He later moved to Seattle where he was influenced by other great Northwest Coast native artists such as Odin Lonning. Everett was an accomplished wood carver of totem poles and masks. He passed away in 1994.

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