Northwest Coast Eagle Bracelet by Carrie Matilpi, Kwakwaka'wakw Nation
Northwest Coast Eagle Bracelet by Carrie Matilpi, Kwakwaka'wakw Nation hand carved sterling silver 6" around x 1" opening x 1/4" wide
Carrie Matilpi was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. She is the daughter of Charles Harper and sister to Victoria Harper, both Master Carvers and jewellery artists. Her roots, like theirs, are in the Kwakwaka’wakw (formerly Kwakiutl) Nation on Cormorant Island northeast of Vancouver Island in the community of Alert Bay. Over more than ten years, Carrie has established herself as a masterful and proficient carver in the urban arts community in Vancouver. Carrie, along with her sister Victoria, is among a growing group of female carvers in what has been a male dominated field. She is known for her deep and precise carving style. Carrie currently lives and works in Vancouver .