Availability: Only 1 available
Sterling silver, Engraved
Only 1 available
Reserve for Purchase
You may choose to reserve an item in consideration of purchase by clicking the "Reserve for Purchase" button (instead of Add to Shopping Cart). This allows you the opportunity to contact our gallery with any inquiries prior to purchase and it will ensure the item continues to be on hold while you are communicating with us.
If you should find an item already on "Reserve" that is of interest to you, please contact us directly at 604.684.9222 or firstname.lastname@example.org and we can provide you with the status of the piece and whether it will become available for purchase again, or if the sale is in progress with a buyer.
One of life’s most rewarding experiences is collecting fine art, and sometimes it’s best to take a little more time to make these acquisitions with ease. We understand and want to do everything possible to make collecting your next artwork more comfortable. At Coastal Peoples Gallery, we offer an interest-free layaway program and offer flexible terms which can be customized to your individual needs.
- Additional Information
- Artist Bio
Sterling silver, Engraved
|Dimensions||1 x 6 "|
|Nation||Metis / Kwakwaka'wakw Nations|
Métis / Kwakwaka’wakw Nations
Landon Gunn was born October 6, 1981, in Kimberly, BC. His family background is both Kwakwaka’wakw and Métis. Landon Gunn is a new generation artist who began carving in 2002 while studying Anthropology and Politics at university in Vancouver. It was at this time that he began to look for a deeper connection to his cultural heritage.
In the relatively short time that he has been working as an artist, Landon has worked with some of the best jewelry and wood carvers on the Northwest Coast. He has assisted on totem poles with Haida artist, Clarence Mills, an artist who has also introduced Gunn to the finely detailed work of jewelry carving. In addition, he has worked on masks with Philip Gray and Jay Simeon, who have both been a source of inspiration.
Currently, Landon is enrolled in the Northwest coast jewelry arts program at NEC run by Kwakwaka’wakw / Haida artist Dan Wallace in Vancouver BC.
you may also like
Argillite, Abalone Shell, Sterling Silver, Mastodon ivory
The Hawk takes its place in the supernatural spiritual world, inspiring unique designs for masks, rattles and jewelry. For the Haida Nation, it was used to represent the Thunderbird. Often associated with the Sun, the Hawk can be distinguished by its curled beak which curves to meet the tip of the lower jaw.
When the Raven brought light to the world, some versions of the legend say that it was the Hawk who made the Raven drop the box so it opened, releasing the Sun, Moon and Stars into the Universe.
For more details on shipping Ivory outside of Canada, please click here and then click open the Shipping section and scroll down to read more on Shipping Restrictions.
Price upon request
Includes Skil Hat Stand; Yew wood, Brass
Edition 1 of 3
5.25″ x 2.75″ x 2.75″ (including stand)