This beautiful 1/2 inch Raven and Moon Bracelet is hand carved by Vancouver Island Coast Salish carver, Graham Henry. He is a member of the Cowichan Band. signed by the artist. Free shipping within Canada. Very reasonable shipping rates to the United States and Internationally.
The raven is a key part of many North West Coast legends and stories. In many stories the raven teaches us about life and right from wrong. The raven is often misbehaving but never boring. He symbolizes change in life, creativity, and humor. The Raven is the bringer of light as it is said that the raven released the sun and moon. The Raven is known as a trickster or the catalyst for change, causing many changes to transpire, as Raven gets bored quickly and is continually looking for things to amuse himself. Raven is quick to take action, extremely curious.
Moon controls the tides and illuminates the dark night. Moon is also associated with transformation and is widely regarded as an important protector and guardian spirit. Because of the powers of Moon, shamans sometimes call upon it as a spirit guide.
Graham Henry was born in Duncan, British Columbia, Canada. He is a member of the Cowichan Band of the Coast Salish Nation.The Coast Salish Nation inhabits the southern region of British Columbia.
Graham takes the Eagle, a prestigious and high status symbol, as his family crest. He has an intricate carving style and is constantly making new and unique designs. He works in silver and gold.
Graham’s brother, Travis Henry, was his main teacher. He also worked with Patrick Seaweed a well renowned carver from Alert Bay, BC. His favorite design is the Hummingbird.