Pendant - Seal (Sterling Silver With 14K Gold)
Artist: Rick Johnson
Ḵwikwa̱sut̕inux̱ First Nation artist Rick Johnson hand carved this adorable sterling silver Seal. On the body features a Salmon egg carved from 14k gold.
Seal is a symbol for curiousity, creativity and imagination. They teach us to embrace our natural sense of explorations and playfulness.
Measurements: 1.75"x 1
About The Artist
Rick was born in Gilford Island BC on November 21,1959. He is a band member of Kwicksutaineuk Haxwa'mis (Wakemen Sound). He belongs to the Musgama Dzawada'enuxw Nation and a member of the Gilford Island Band.
He was influenced by the late Allen James, Jack James and Sam Johnson all from the Musgama Dzawada'enuxw Nation. Rick started carving in 1982 under Chief Frank Nelson. He has also apprenticed with Patty Seaweed.
Culture is a big part of Rick's life and he is the great grandson of Master carver Chief Herbert of Wakemen Sound. (Hax Wu Mis)