- Materials: Silver 925 / Sterling Silver
- Width: 3/8" / 10mm
- Artists: Cristiano Bruno Matilpi
- Totem Symbols: Butterfly
- Styles: Canadian First Nations
- Categories: Rings
The Butterfly is a symbol of balance and harmony. In Haida stories, the Butterfly leads the Raven to food sources and discovers the hiding places of treasure, bringing luck. This colorful creature is also the symbol of grace and beauty, transformation and growth.
Cristiano Bruno Matilpi
Born in B.C. in 1981 of an Italian father and a first nation mother of Kwakiutl tribe Namsiis in Albert Bay. Raised in Italy for 12 years with early exposure to art and music. By the age 15, he started to learn native carving. With the inspiration and guidance of his uncle Charles Harper, Cristiano has grown as a young artist. He has benefited by the encouragement of his uncle Dennis Matilpi, cousins Mike Matilpi, Carrie Mutilpi. He is enjoying his carving career, loves Hummingbird, wolf, Killer Whale and Eagle.