Giftware

8 items

Pate Knife
Artist Unknown

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adv...

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adventures at the beginning of time released the sun and the moon and brought the world into existence. Raven is identified by its straight beak and lack of ears or plumage on the head.

$30.00

Pewter Goat Horn Servers
Artist Unknown

Available individually for $85 CAD each.Goat Horn Spoons HistoryThere are numerous styles of spoo...

Available individually for $85 CAD each.Goat Horn Spoons HistoryThere are numerous styles of spoon-like objects used ceremonially on the Northwest Coast, the most common being made of goat horn, which are either entirely black or made with a combination of black horn for the handle and a lighter horn for the spoon.Along with feast dishes, this kind of ladle is used ceremonially on the Northwest Coast during potlatches, events where the transfer of hereditary property, such as names, stories, ...

$170.00

Raven Ladle
Corey Bulpitt (Haida)

Design by Corey Bulpitt (Haida).Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a trans...

Design by Corey Bulpitt (Haida).Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adventures at the beginning of time released the sun and the moon and brought the world into existence. Raven is identified by its straight beak and lack of ears or plumage on the head.

$95.00

Salmon Glass Plate
Artist Unknown

Salmon is fundamental to all coastal peoples and is a symbol of regeneration, health and life. Ma...

Salmon is fundamental to all coastal peoples and is a symbol of regeneration, health and life. Many myths tell of people taken to the undersea world of the Salmon and return with secret knowledge and powers. Salmon has always been viewed as the life force for Indigenous communities. Salmon is often represented by scales, small fins and striated tail fin. 

$35.00

Killer Whale Napkin Rings
Artist Unknown

Set of FourKiller Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea v...

Set of FourKiller Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, killer whales are often thought to be the reincarnations of great chiefs and are associated with wealth, unity and travel. Some prominent characteristic traits of Killer Whale are a rounded snout, blowhole, a dorsal fin, pectoral fins and a tail.

$90.00

Salmon Napkin Rings
Terry Starr (Tsimshian)

Set of TwoDesign by Terry Starr (Tsimshian).Salmon is fundamental to all coastal peoples, and is ...

Set of TwoDesign by Terry Starr (Tsimshian).Salmon is fundamental to all coastal peoples, and is a symbol of regeneration, health and life. Many myths tell of people taken to the undersea world of the Salmon and return with secret knowledge and powers. Salmon have always been viewed as the life force for Indigenous communities. Salmon is often represented by scales, small fins and striated tail fin.

$30.00

Frog Bowl
Corey Bulpitt (Haida)

Frogs are both social, vocal and are associated with the power of transformation and the ability ...

Frogs are both social, vocal and are associated with the power of transformation and the ability to traverse worlds. As the primary spirit helpers of shamans, frogs are communicators and often represent the voice of the people. Frogs were often carved at the top of totem poles to symbolize the communication of warnings or impending danger. Frog is generally given large eyes, prominent lips with a projecting tongue and webbed feet.

$90.00

Eagle and Whale Serving Set
Terry Starr (Tsimshian)

Design by Terry Starr (Tsimshian).Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythol...

Design by Terry Starr (Tsimshian).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...

$95.00