Gold Pendants

57 items

Thunderbird Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

Thunderbird is the illustrious ancestor and crest of many prominent human lineages. Large enough ...

Thunderbird is the illustrious ancestor and crest of many prominent human lineages. Large enough to hunt whales, the Thunderbird is a powerful being associated with power, change and the sky in myths throughout the Northwest Coast. Often depicted with a sharply hooked beak, horns and large ears and is sometimes represented as having teeth.

$1,400.00

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...

Wolf Pendant
Hollie Bartlett (Haisla)

The Wolf is respected for its strength, agility, intelligence, and capacity for devotion. Wolf is...

The Wolf is respected for its strength, agility, intelligence, and capacity for devotion. Wolf is sometimes an agent of transformation and is a popular figure in crest, story, and shamanic art. Wolf is usually portrayed with a long snout, bushy tail, and prominent paws. 

$850.00

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

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.

$480.00

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

Butterfly Pendant
Val Malesku (Cree)

"Butterfly is a minor crest figure and sometimes appears simply as decoration. The butterfly is i...

"Butterfly is a minor crest figure and sometimes appears simply as decoration. The butterfly is increasingly popular today. Artists such as Robert Davidson have created modern aesthetic innovations of Butterfly motifs in their work" (Shearar 2000: 24). – Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols

$590.00

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)

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.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

Dragonfly Pendant
Val Malesku (Cree)

$570.00

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

Wolf Pendant
Jim McGuire (Haida)

The Wolf is respected for its strength, agility, intelligence, and capacity for devotion. Wolf is...

The Wolf is respected for its strength, agility, intelligence, and capacity for devotion. Wolf is sometimes an agent of transformation and is a popular figure in crest, story, and shamanic art. Wolf is usually portrayed with a long snout, bushy tail, and prominent paws.

$650.00

Eagle Necklace
Don Yeomans (Haida)

1988Chain measures 18" LEagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the...

1988Chain measures 18" LEagle 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 whal...

$15,000.00