Gold Pendants

57 items

Dogfish Brooch, 1959
Bill Reid (Haida)

1959This piece is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly.Reid...

1959This piece is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly.Reid's earlier work was in part characterized by his study of Haida artist and Chief, Charles Edenshaw. This particular brooch is styled after an Edenshaw tattoo design and the original sketch is part of the permanent collection of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City.When Reid completed this Dogfish Brooch he told the owner he felt that this was the best piece that he had do...

$110,000.00

Eagle Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

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...

$700.00

Raven Compass Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

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.

$1,800.00

Eagle Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

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...

$800.00

Eagle Pendant
Robert Davidson (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...

$35,000.00

Beaver Totem Pendant
Gwaai Edenshaw (Haida)

Beaver is a significant crest figure on the Northwest Coast. Beaver is known as an elder who keep...

Beaver is a significant crest figure on the Northwest Coast. Beaver is known as an elder who keeps to themselves and only gets involved in the affairs of others if they are important. Beavers are known as the builders of the lodges and homes that support the family unit. In one story the first ancestral Beaver was a woman while in other stories Beaver is one of Raven’s uncles. They are very industrious and territorial animals. Beaver is often depicted with pronounced front teeth, scaly tails ...

$2,800.00

Killer Whale Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, ki...

Killer 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.

$840.00

Hummingbird Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth...

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth and prestige. Hummingbirds are known as a symbol of good luck to anyone who sees them. Hummingbird can be distinguished by a long pointed beak and is often shown alongside floral elements.

$870.00

Hummingbird Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth...

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth and prestige. Hummingbirds are known as a symbol of good luck to anyone who sees them. Hummingbird can be distinguished by a long pointed beak and is often shown alongside floral elements.

$900.00

Killer Whale Pendant with Sapphire
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, ki...

Killer 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.

$1,080.00

Frog Pendant
Gwaai Edenshaw (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.

$9,000.00

Hawk Moon Pendant
Rick (Richard) Adkins (Haida)

Hawk is often associated with the Sun, and is revered for its superior vision and skill in huntin...

Hawk is often associated with the Sun, and is revered for its superior vision and skill in hunting. In mythology, this bird is personified as the transformation beings Hawk Man and Hawk Woman.

$8,500.00

Hawk Moon Pendant
Bill Reid (Haida)

c. 1971This pendant is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly...

c. 1971This pendant is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly.This is a 22kt gold repoussé work by Bill Reid that was made ca. 1971, called Hawk Moon. The pendant is representative of a stage in Reid’s career when he had switched almost exclusively to gold in his jewelry making. It was also around this time that Reid was making some of his most creative and detailed pieces by hand. In 1968 he received a Canada Council grant and moved to London to work on hi...

Raven Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

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.

$1,040.00

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

Dragonfly Pendant
Val Malesku (Cree)

$1,600.00

Eagle Pendant
Val Malesku (Cree)

The bald eagle is common all along the Northwest Coast, while the golden eagle lives mainly in mo...

The bald eagle is common all along the Northwest Coast, while the golden eagle lives mainly in mountainous regions. Eagles are large birds of prey with impressive hunting and fishing skills. 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 spirits are associated ...

$490.00

Frog Pendant
Robert Davidson (Haida)

Edition 4/516" ChainThis piece is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the galle...

Edition 4/516" ChainThis piece is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly."As a creature that lives in two worlds, water and land, the frog is revered for its adaptability, knowledge and power to traverse worlds and inhabit diverse realms, both natural and supernatural. Frogs are the primary spirit helper of shamans" (Shearar 2000:48). - Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols

Dogfish Mother Pendant
Gwaai Edenshaw (Haida)

Edition /9This piece is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directl...

Edition /9This piece is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly.“Dogfish is an important crest and mythic being…depictions of Dogfish feature high, domed heads, that actually represent the snout; sharp, triangular teeth in a large, downturned, mouth; parallel lines representing gills in the cheeks; large, and round eyes with elliptical pupils…Dogfish images may also feature a hooked, beakish nose, and a separate pair of circular designs representing nostrils...

$15,000.00

Killer Whale Tail with Diamond
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, ki...

Killer 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.

$2,320.00

Killer Whale Tail Pendant with Diamond
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, Ki...

Killer 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.

$1,760.00

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