Designed by Odawa-Pottawatomi Artist James Jacko.
“The turtle symbolizes all life and everything around us, and is the strength of our people.”
Glass ornaments are 75mm in diameter and are individually packaged in an elegant padded satin box. Information about the designs and the artists are featured on the wrapper.
James Jacko is of the Three Fires Conferacy from the Wilwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve, Manitoulin Island and is of Odawa / Pottawan First Nations. James started painting in 1977, but has always been creative in different medium. He is a self-taught artist and he loved using the theme “creation”. His greatest influences come from his family, most of whom are very detailed in their own style either through arts and crafts, trades, and work ethic, along with strong cultural surroundings and beauty of his home community. James’ artwork has been shown in numerous group art shows and exhibits in North America and has found its way in man private and corporate collections around the globe. James continues with his artwork in a private setting in his community where his strongest influences are.