The Sisiutl is one of the most powerful crests, and mythological creatures in the mythology of the Kwakwaka'wakw, Nuu-chah-nulth and various other Tribes. Sisiutl are frequently depicted as a two headed sea serpent or snake with a human-like head in the middle of the body.It is so powerful, that contact or even seeing one, was believed to cause sickness or death. According to legend, looking at the sisiutl can turn a person into stone. However, if one kills a Sisiutl, it has healing powers. The Artist: Norman Seaweed (Norm), a member of the Kwagiulth First Nation, was born in.
A small town on British Columbias Pacific Northwest Coast of Vancouver Island. His mothers family comes from the "Village Island" and his fathers family is from "Turnour Island". The Seaweed family is a large family of well known artists, wood carvers and gold-and silver smiths. He acquired his skills in jewelry making from Lloyd Wadhams, with whom he apprenticed in 1978.His brothers Alfred, Paddy and Rodney are also very talented and the name "Seaweed" is highly sought after when it comes to any kind of jewelry. Norm himself does bracelets, earrings, rings, pendants and necklaces. His pieces can be found in the finest Galleries on the. As well as in private collections. Where he shares his studio with his nephews Herb and Don Lancaster. If you love authentic native Art, please also have a look at my other listings and don't forget to save/follow my store to. Make sure you don't miss out. I'm adding new pieces every week. Fuer meine deutschsprachigen Kunden: Sollten Sie Fragen haben, bitte zoegern Sie nicht. The item "Silver pendant, Northwest Coast First Nations native art Sea serpent pendant" is in sale since Monday, March 18, 2019.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Fine Necklaces & Pendants\Precious Metal without Stones". The seller is "7348annette" and is located in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia. This item can be shipped worldwide.