Hand carved cedar Raven pendant by Wayne Alfred

Hand carved cedar Raven pendant by Wayne Alfred

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RAVEN pendant

hand carved, cedar, definitely unique and special - no one will have another one like this one - hand painted, very beautiful expression, super carving. Even though it's small, this piece was a lot of work, see the little knife marks on it - I'm sure Wayne spent many hours working on this piece of Indigenous Art. It's signed and dated 1990 (I won't show the full signature in the image, but it's there)

Measurements: 3 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 1" (9 x 4 x 2.5 cm)

Meaning: The Raven is known to be the transformer, trickster and creator. In the Kwakwaka'wakw culture the Raven is known as the messenger of the sky and famous for being a somewhat mischievous glutton. He's always out to please himself and to have a good time. He's very adventurous.

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About This Artist

Wayne Alfred, a Kwakwaka'wakw artist of the Namgis band was born in 1958. He is an important and very respected artist, mentor and dancer and is very involved in all aspects of his cultural heritage. His work is represented in many books,...Artist bio and other available works »

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