Bear

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.
51 items

Bear Paddle Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

This piece is currently out of stock. Please contact the gallery directly for custom orders.Prici...

This piece is currently out of stock. Please contact the gallery directly for custom orders.Pricing may vary by 10-15% depending on the current cost of materials. Custom orders take approximately 6-8 weeks to complete.Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans, bridging the human and non-human realms. Due to their strength, Bears are considered to be the helping spirits of warriors.

$340.00

Frontal Bear Pendant
Andrew Williams (Haida)

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on ...

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$300.00

Frontal Bear Bracelet
Andrew Williams (Haida)

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on ...

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$900.00

Bear Bracelet
Bill Reid (Haida)

This bracelet is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly.From ...

This bracelet is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly.From Martine J Reid’s Bill Reid Collected, p. 12“With no one to teach him, Reid started by studying Haida objects depicted in early ethnographic publications and those displayed in museum collections. During seventeen years of intense contemplation od strong original Haida models, Reid respectfully submitted to the conventions of Haida art, “shamelessly copying,” to use his own words, the ancient styli...

$35,000.00

Bear Bracelet
Justin Rivard (Cree)

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on ...

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$300.00

Bear Bracelet
Alvin Adkins (Haida)

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on ...

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$400.00

Split Bear Bangle
Gilbert Pat (Salish)

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on ...

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$240.00

Bear Ring
Alvin Adkins (Haida)

Rings are available to order in various sizes. Please contact the gallery directly.Bear is a domi...

Rings are available to order in various sizes. Please contact the gallery directly.Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$250.00

Bear Brooch, 1955
Bill Reid (Haida)

This brooch is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly.Bear is...

This brooch is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly.Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$45,000.00

Bear Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on ...

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$800.00

Bear Pendant
Andrew Williams (Haida)

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on ...

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$2,000.00

Bear Pendant
Trevor Angus (Gitxsan)

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on ...

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$700.00

Bear Totem Pendant
Jay Simeon (Haida)

Edition 4/5Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when s...

Edition 4/5Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$5,500.00

Bear Pendant
Gwaai Edenshaw (Haida)

Bear is one of the most prevalent figures in crest and shamanic art, as well as in myths. As a cl...

Bear is one of the most prevalent figures in crest and shamanic art, as well as in myths. As a close relation to humans, the bear is a link between the human and non-human animal realms, as well as between the mundane natural realm and the supernatural. Because of their strength and fierceness, Bears are frequently the guardians, protectors and helping spirits of warriors.

$1,800.00

Bear Tie Bar
Bill Reid (Haida)

This cast Bear by Reid is an open edition casting that sold through Cavelti Jewellers. Toni Cavel...

This cast Bear by Reid is an open edition casting that sold through Cavelti Jewellers. Toni Cavelti was Bill Reid's jeweler for years and he created these pieces to Bill's specifications. These pieces were made during Bill's lifetime and bears Bill's Wolf chop as its signature.Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and th...

$8,000.00

Bears Ring
Shawn Edenshaw (Haida)

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on ...

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$1,110.00

Bear Ring
Jim McGuire (Haida)

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on ...

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$850.00

Bear Cufflinks
Jay Simeon (Haida)

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on ...

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$13,000.00

Bear Cufflinks
Jim McGuire (Haida)

"Bear is one of the most prevalent figures in crest and shamanic art, as well as in myths. It is ...

"Bear is one of the most prevalent figures in crest and shamanic art, as well as in myths. It is considered to be a close relation of humankind... as a close relation, the bear is a link between the human non-human realms, as well as between the secular natural realm and the divine or supernatural." (Shearar 1990:20) - Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols

$1,100.00

Eagle and Bear Family Totem
Artist Unknown (Haida)

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is ...

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is respected for its intel­ligence and power, as well as its extraordinary vision, in both the literal and figurative senses. Eagles in myth are, likewise, usu­ally noble characters. Eagle is revered as a powerful hunter. Groups of mythical Eagles may gather for co-operative whale hunting expeditions, since, unlike the giant Thunderbird, Eagle is not strong enough to hunt whales alone. Eagle may ofte...

$7,000.00

Sea Bear
Don Yeomans (Haida)

Edition /5This piece is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directl...

Edition /5This piece is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly.An encounter with a Sea Bear would not be easily forgotten. Among the Haida people, oral histories sustain the memory of this imposing, magical spirit, with its origins at the beginning of the world. A hybrid animal with features of the whale and bear, the sea bear had all the subtle swiftness of the whale and the predatory power of the bear, carrying the mass and presence of both. Traversing la...

$65,000.00

Eagle and Bear Tiles
Don Yeomans (Haida)

Edition /50 Each tile measures 14 ½" H x 14 ¾" W x 1 ½" D Available individually for $2,400 CAD u...

Edition /50 Each tile measures 14 ½" H x 14 ¾" W x 1 ½" D Available individually for $2,400 CAD unframed and $2,800 CAD framed Shown in a 3 x 3 configuration with a matte black patina. Available in various patinas and configurations. Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is respected for its intel­ligence and power, as well as its extraordinary vision, in both the literal and figurative senses. Eagles in myth are, likewise, usu­ally no...

$21,600.00

Bear Rattle Sculpture
Bill Reid (Haida)

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on ...

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$35,000.00

Bear Totem
Cecilia Adams (Gitxsan)

These works are hand-painted and colour features may vary. Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears...

These works are hand-painted and colour features may vary. Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$700.00