Richard Russ

Richard has been carving since 1990. He grew up on Haida Gwaii and was raised by his grandparents in a traditional way. He spent each summer camping with his grandparents, and then living in a longhouse, on the south shores of Lyell Island when his grandparents were asked to become watchmen.

2 items

Raven and Hummingbird Ring
Richard Russ (Haida)

Rings are available to order in various sizes. Please contact the gallery directly.Raven is centr...

Rings are available to order in various sizes. Please contact the gallery directly.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.Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth and prestige. Hummingbirds are known ...

$200.00

Raven and Moon
Richard Russ (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. Raven is identified by its straight beak and lack of ears or plumage on the head.Moon is associated with peace and transformation and is also widely regarded as a protector and guardian spirit. In some stories, the Moon originated as a chip of the Sun, which Raven broke into pieces. Moon is often d...

$300.00