Earrings - Copper with Turquois
These gorgeous fan copper earrings accented with Turquois in the shape of Skulls is cut and hammered hand carefully by Kingcome Inlet First Nation artist Clyde Dawson.
Turquoise represents wisdom, tranquility, protection, good fortune, and hope.
Pieces of Copper were hammered into the shape of a shield, were among the most valued items at Northwest Coast potlatches. Among the Kwakwaka'wakw, coppers increased in value each time they changed hands.