Wear this sun to welcome light & happiness. You can see each one of the sun's rays outreaching, shining light onto its wearer.
With this piece, you'll receive an artist biography to learn more about the artist & their journey.
This piece is made by talented jeweller Meaghan McRae whose cultural background is Celtic, Norse and Indigenous from the Gitxsan Nation.
Material: Sterling silver
Optional to add sterling silver figaro chain, 3mm wide
Dimensions: 1 5/8 inch x 1 5/8 inch
Meet the Artist:
Meaghan McRae is a Gitxsan artist living and working in Vancouver, B.C. She was born in Port Moody, B.C. in 1986 and belongs to the killer whale fireweed clan. McRae attended Emily Carr University and graduated from the Jewellery Art and Design program at VCC. She has worked alongside other local Indigenous artists.
McRae prefers to make larger, statement style pieces of jewelry and favours bold forms with high contrast stones or other added details. She works in silver, gold and copper. She specializes in hand carving wax sculpture prototypes that will be then cast in metal before being engraved. Many of her pieces are designed around the love of creating work with a more 3D base to them. She also loves to produce beaded jewelry, a skill which she has always has an appreciation for growing up beading with her Grandma Elizabeth.
Celebrate Artists & Culture:
These pieces are made with the intention to be shared & worn by people from all cultures. Wearing jewelry by Indigenous artists is not cultural misappropriation, instead it celebrates the artist, the art form & promotes cultural awareness & sharing.
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