Gold Cufflinks

4 items

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

Eagle Cufflinks
Jim McGuire (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...

$950.00

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

Raven Cufflinks
Alvin Adkins (Haida)

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.

$1,600.00