Killer Whale Pendant

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Killer Whale Pendant

500.00

This pendant was carved by Master Carver Ron Russ of the Haida Nation and features the three-finned supernatural killer whale crest. This pendant is made of yew wood and intricately detailed with abalone shell inlay. 

Yew wood is a hard wood from Haida Gwaii, which is found in smaller quantities. This type of wood is often used by Haida carvers to carve intricate details into fine jewelry pieces and small carvings. 

Ron Russ is well-known for his carvings of argillite, metal and wood, however he mostly carves in wood today and especially enjoys creating one-of-a-kind collectable pieces in yew wood. Ron belongs to the Eagle clan and is the son of the late Reynold Russ, a former chief of Old Massett. He is also a respected Haida elder and is committed to supporting youth and other artists in his community. 

Haida jewelry and carvings by Ron Russ is sought-after by Haida art collectors from around the world. Consider yourself lucky to acquire one of his unique pieces. 

This pendant measures 2.5 inches in diameter. 

The price includes shipping to Canada and the USA. 

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Haida Carved Yew Wood Killerwhale & Mother of Pearl Inlay Pendant by Master Carver, Ron Russ.