Hollie Bartlett

Hollie Bear Bartlett is a member of the Haisla Nation and her family crest is Killer Whale, revered for its strength and skill as a hunter. Hollie began her artistic career when she moved to Vancouver and worked as a photographer for Kahtou News: The Voice of BC First Nations. Her jewelry career began in 1998 with an apprenticeship under Master Carver Corrine Hunt (Kwakwaka'wakw/Tlingit). Corrine taught Hollie the principles of jewelry including gold and silversmithing, stone setting, casting and overlay. Hollie also worked with contemporary goldsmith Michael Reynolds.

Hollie's jewelry showcases her exceptionally fine hatching and crosshatching, her stone setting and range of manipulation over her mediums of gold and silver. Her sterling silver Whale Tail pendants are among her most popular jewelry items. Although the base Whale Tail is cast from a mould, the variations in crest designs, gold overlay and stone settings allow nearly every pendant to be unique.

Although new designs are frequent of her work, Hollie has mentioned she is also now learning wood carving.

79 items

Eagle
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Edition /50Available framed for $350 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Eagle is one of the...

Edition /50Available framed for $350 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.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 gian...

$110.00

Wolf
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Edition /50Available framed for $350 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.The Wolf is respect...

Edition /50Available framed for $350 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.The Wolf is respected for its strength, agility, intelligence, and capacity for devotion. Wolf is sometimes an agent of transformation and is a popular figure in crest, story, and shamanic art. Wolf is usually portrayed with a long snout, bushy tail, and prominent paws.

$110.00

Killer Whale Tail Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, Ki...

Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, Killer Whales are often thought to be the reincarnations of great chiefs and are associated with wealth.

$380.00

Killer Whale Tail Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, Ki...

Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, Killer Whales are often thought to be the reincarnations of great chiefs and are associated with wealth. 

$270.00

Butterfly Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

The butterfly is increasingly popular today in Northwest Coast art. In some stories Butterfly is ...

The butterfly is increasingly popular today in Northwest Coast art. In some stories Butterfly is Raven’s companion, acting as a scout who leads Raven to food sources and uncovers hiding spots.

$550.00

Hummingbird Bangle
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth...

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth and prestige. Hummingbirds are known as a symbol of good luck to anyone who sees them. Hummingbird can be distinguished by a long pointed beak and is often shown alongside floral elements.

$2,400.00

Hummingbird Earrings
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth...

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth and prestige. Hummingbirds are known as a symbol of good luck to anyone who sees them. Hummingbird can be distinguished by a long pointed beak and is often shown alongside floral elements.

$1,170.00

Hummingbird Ring
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth...

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth and prestige. Hummingbirds are known as a symbol of good luck to anyone who sees them. Hummingbird can be distinguished by a long pointed beak and is often shown alongside floral elements.

$350.00

Bear Ring with Sapphire
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on ...

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$350.00

Killer Whale Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, Ki...

Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, Killer Whales are often thought to be the reincarnations of great chiefs and are associated with wealth.

$820.00

Raven Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adv...

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adventures at the beginning of time released the sun and the moon and brought the world into existence. Raven is identified by its straight beak and lack of ears or plumage on the head.

$200.00

Hummingbird Earrings
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth...

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth and prestige. Hummingbirds are known as a symbol of good luck to anyone who sees them. Hummingbird can be distinguished by a long pointed beak and is often shown alongside floral elements.

$360.00

Raven Earrings
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adv...

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adventures at the beginning of time released the sun and the moon and brought the world into existence. Raven is identified by its straight beak and lack of ears or plumage on the head.

$460.00

Killer Whale Stud Earrings
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, ki...

Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, killer whales are often thought to be the reincarnations of great chiefs and are associated with wealth, unity and travel. Some prominent characteristic traits of Killer Whale are a rounded snout, blowhole, a dorsal fin, pectoral fins and a tail.

$360.00

Raven Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adv...

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adventures at the beginning of time released the sun and the moon and brought the world into existence. Raven is identified by its straight beak and lack of ears or plumage on the head.

$360.00

Raven with Light Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adv...

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adventures at the beginning of time released the sun and the moon and brought the world into existence. Raven is identified by its straight beak and lack of ears or plumage on the head.

$380.00

Hummingbird Stud Earrings
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth...

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth and prestige. Hummingbirds are known as a symbol of good luck to anyone who sees them. Hummingbird can be distinguished by a long pointed beak and is often shown alongside floral elements.

$370.00

Hummingbird Stud Earrings
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth...

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth and prestige. Hummingbirds are known as a symbol of good luck to anyone who sees them. Hummingbird can be distinguished by a long pointed beak and is often shown alongside floral elements.

$980.00

Hummingbird Stud Earrings
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth...

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth and prestige. Hummingbirds are known as a symbol of good luck to anyone who sees them. Hummingbird can be distinguished by a long pointed beak and is often shown alongside floral elements.

$360.00

Raven with Light Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adv...

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adventures at the beginning of time released the sun and the moon and brought the world into existence. Raven is identified by its straight beak and lack of ears or plumage on the head.

$360.00

Hummingbird Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth...

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth and prestige. Hummingbirds are known as a symbol of good luck to anyone who sees them. Hummingbird can be distinguished by a long pointed beak and is often shown alongside floral elements.

$400.00

Eagle Hoop Earrings
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

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...

$400.00

Hummingbird Earrings
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth...

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth and prestige. Hummingbirds are known as a symbol of good luck to anyone who sees them. Hummingbird can be distinguished by a long pointed beak and is often shown alongside floral elements.

$410.00

Hummingbird Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth...

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth and prestige. Hummingbirds are known as a symbol of good luck to anyone who sees them. Hummingbird can be distinguished by a long pointed beak and is often shown alongside floral elements.

$200.00