Butterfly and Sun Pin Pendant by Travis Henry, Coast Salish
Butterfly and Sun Pin Pendant by Travis Henry, Coast Salish Nation sterling silver 2” high x 1.5” high
*The sun can be detached from the butterfly, making an independent sun pendant or butterfly pin. You will have three options for wearing this piece.
Travis Henry was born on Vancouver Island and currently resides in Victoria, British Columbia. Travis learned to carve silver and make jewelry from his mother’s second husband, Paddy Seaweed.Travis was very influential in teaching his brother, Graham Henry, the art of jewelry making.
The Coast Salish inhabited the coast of the mainland from Bute Inlet in British Columbia to the Columbia River, dividing Washington and Oregon and those areas on Vancouver Island not occupied by the Kwak-Waka'wakw (Kwaguitl) and the Nuu-Chah-Nulth ("Nootka"), from Johnstone Straight to Port San Juan. They also occupied vast areas of western Washington state.