Saturday, January 21, 2023

 




I was very pleased to learn that the Canada Council Art Bank will be adding one of my pieces to their permanent collection. The Great Transformer mask depicts Quenekalak, who came down from the Sky-World with his brother, Only One. In ancient times, he travelled the Northwest coast setting things right; transforming evil people into animals and creating rich fishing and shellfish for those who were worthy.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Thunderbird & Wren

 


In ancient times, Wren was the chief of the Myth People & Thunderbird abducted his wife. Wren transformed himself into a silver-salmon & was caught by Thunderbird, who gave the salmon to his new wife to cook. Wren revealed his true-identity & told her to put all the bones into the ocean after the meal. When she did this the silver-salmon (Wren) came to life & rescued her.  

 

Thunderbird bracelet, sterling silver & gold.

 

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Saturday, January 7, 2023


 



In ancient times, a man went in search of supernatural treasures. He passed 10 mountains & then came to a lake. He bathed in the lake & hummingbirds covered his body. Then he was given a self-paddling canoe & supernatural gifts.

 Hummingbird Transformation Bracelet, 14K gold

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Sunday, December 18, 2022


 

Two of the most popular bird symbols on a gold bracelet – Raven and Hummingbird. Raven is known as the trickster and the Hummingbird as a healer.

 

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Friday, December 9, 2022



A one-of-a-kind Christmas gift for someone special.

Kingdom of the Animals bracelet. Silver & gold

 

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Monday, December 5, 2022


 

In ancient days Wolf controlled the tides & there was no low-tide, so the Myth People could not collect shell fish. Raven stole Wolf’s tail and would not return it until he agreed to changes daily, & the world today has high and low tides.

Wolf ring, white gold & diamond

 

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Thursday, December 1, 2022


 


Siwidi was shamed by his father, so he went into the forest, where he bathed in a mountain lake. A giant octopus took him to the undersea world of Lord Komokwa, where he received the Kingdom of the Animals dance.

Kingdom of the Animals bracelet

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