Pendant - Whale (Sterling Silver With 14K Gold)
Artist: Rick Johnson
Ḵwikwa̱sut̕inux̱ First Nation artist Rick Johnson hand carved this magnificent sterling silver Whale pendant. The body of the Whale is carved in 14k gold.
The whale is a symbol of great strength, bravery, family and unity.
Measurements: 1.75" x 1.625
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)