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Custom Jewelry - Dogfish Pendant - Ernest Swanson (Haida)

Hand carved oxidized sterling silver and argillite Dogfish Pendant by Haida artist Ernest Swanson.

To inquire about commission custom jewelry message us from the CONTACT… 8 more words

Custom Argillite (Pakohe) And White Gold Wedding Band

Argillite, or Pakohe, is an indurated mudstone which plays a significant role in Maori history.

Particularly associated with the Nelson-Marlborough region of New Zealand, early Maori communities recognised its superior qualities of hardness, strength, and ability to hold a sharpened edge, which made it ideal for making tools (especially adzes) and weapons. 89 more words


Patrick McGuire, Haida Artist.

This blog post is about my Uncle Patrick McGuire, his life, his struggle, his family and his art.


Patrick Samuel McGuire was born on June 5th, 1943. 1,910 more words