- Materials: Silver 925 / Sterling Silver
- Artists: Carrie Matilpi
- Totem Symbols: Kingfisher
- Styles: Canadian First Nations
- Categories: Earrings
Symbol of luck, patience, speed, and agility. The Kingfisher dives and catches fish underwater with its incredible speed. Legend tells that the Kingfisher waited a long time to transform into its perfect figure. It provides you with strength to step up to the next level, and face challenges head on.
Carrie was born in 1976, her tribes are Kwakiutl, Carrier and Cree. She started silver work in 1994 in an apprenticeship under her father Charles Harper who had been apprenticed under great Lloyd Wadhams in the mid 1970’s. The other major influences of Carrie’s native designs are from her uncles, they are Douglas and Glen Harper, Dennis and George Matilpi, all of them are well known for their wood carvings and jewelry engraving.