Coppers

Coppers are coveted shield-like objects symbolizing high status, prestige and power. Coppers are segmented by a rigid “T” form and can be ceremonially “broken” in a display of wealth.
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Eagle Copper Shield Pendant
Andrew Williams (Haida)

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is ...

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is respected for its intel­ligence and power, as well as its extraordinary vision, in both the literal and figurative senses. Eagles in myth are, likewise, usu­ally noble characters. Eagle is revered as a powerful hunter. Groups of mythical Eagles may gather for co-operative whale hunting expeditions, since, unlike the giant Thunderbird, Eagle is not strong enough to hunt whales alone. Eagle may ofte...

$600.00