On the islands of Haida Gwaii, you will notice that the carved, cuffed style Haida bracelet is the quintessential bracelet of Haida Gwaii. Although this style of bracelet is also worn by First Nations groups along the northwest coast, the use of these bracelets is evident every day here on Haida Gwaii.Read More
We often get questions about how to care for jewelry whether it be silver, gold, copper, or argillite. It’s important to stay informed about the type of metal or stone you are wearing in order to preserve and care for it properly. Since Haida-carved silver jewelry is particularly popular for its look and craftsmanship, we thought we’d start with that first.Read More
As people are looking to experience Haida Gwaii and learn more about Haida culture, we regularly receive questions about Haida art and how to go about purchasing a piece, whether that be jewelry, a carving, or sometimes even a 50 ft pole. (Yes people do go shopping for Haida carved poles. How do you fit that in your suitcase??)Read More
Take a look back into the Crystal Cabin archives! We hope you enjoy as we explore the work of the many Haida carvers and artists who we’ve had the pleasure to know over the years, such as: Christian White, Gitsxaa (Ron Wilson), Alfie Collinson, Ding Hutchingson, Vernon White, Carmen Goertzen, Ron Russ, Chris Russ, Myles Edgars, Mike Brown, Marcel Russ, Garner Moody, Leon Ridley, Robert Vogstad, Clayton Gladstone, Gregory Williams, Steve Hansen, Norman Bentley, Derek White, George Yeltatzie and many more! For over 30 years Crystal Cabin has been a hub of Haida jewelry and fine arts, and we want to share our collection with you!Read More
The advantage of being in Haida Gwaii, our connections with talented Haida artists, and that we’re artists ourselves – means many new treasures to share with you!
Ding Hutchingson’s work in silver is widely recognized for its use of negative space. By utilizing cutouts he is able to create beautiful silhouettes of Haida crests. Hutchingson is from the Skedans Raven Clan of the Haida Nation. He has been creating art for over 45 years and currently resides locally in Haida Gwaii.
This round hummingbird and flower silver pendant representing femininity and beauty. Shop this pendant: http://www.crystalcabingallery.com/shop/haida-jewellery/haida-hummingbird-silver-pendant
Three salmon swimming upstream representing life and creation. Shop this pendant: http://www.crystalcabingallery.com/shop/haida-jewellery/haida-salmon-silver-pendant
This round silver pendant is a wolf, which is a crest of the Haida. Shop this pendant: http://www.crystalcabingallery.com/shop/haida-jewellery/haida-wolf-silver-pendant
Two killer whales are depicted in this carved pendant. Shop this piece: http://www.crystalcabingallery.com/shop/haida-jewellery/haida-killer-whale-silver-pendant
This pendant is a silver Haida Eagle. Shop this piece: http://www.crystalcabingallery.com/shop/haida-jewellery/haida-eagle-pendant-cutout
Shop our full Haida silver jewelry selection now: http://www.crystalcabingallery.com/shop/haida-jewellery/