Design: Engraved by Haida artist David Jones, this design features a hummingbird. Hummingbird is a carrier of love, as two are often shown together. They bring light, joy and happiness. The artist's original signature is engraved on the inside of the bracelet.
Meet the Artist:
Haida artist David Jones was born in Masset, Haida Gwaii in 1991 and grew up in Hydaburg, Alaska. His parents are Norman Edenshaw and Sophina Edenshaw (Jones). He comes from the Naikun Qegawai Clan. David first became interested in Haida art when was nine years old. He spent his time studying books about Haida art and through this, learned formline by mimicking the designs in these books.
He later went on to develop his own style of artwork.
In 2013, David was the recipient of a Vancouver Airport Art Foundation Scholarship. This award recognizes British Columbia’s young First Nations artists as emerging talents in Northwest Coast Native Art. As part of this award, David used his scholarship to complete a Haida bentwood box project with mentor and Haida master carver, Reggie Davidson. In 2014, he started carving on precious metals such as gold, sterling silver, and copper with Haida master carver, Derek White. He is currently apprenticing in wood carving with Haida master carver, Christian White.
Material: Sterling silver
Dimensions: 3/4 inch wide x 6 inches long (fits wrist sizes from 5-7 inches, for larger sizes please contact us for a custom piece)
Variation: This piece is engraved by hand. Please expect some minor variation in the design compared to the photo. This slight variation between each carving is what makes your piece truly unique & special.
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