Komokwa with salmon, Undersea Kingdom pendant by Silas Coon

Komokwa with salmon, Undersea Kingdom pendant by Silas Coon

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One of a kind - a piece to impress!!!

Komokwa with salmon,  Undersea Kingdom Mask - hand carved and inlaid PENDANT by master artist Silas Coon from the Kwakiulth First Nation. 

The details on this pendant are truly incredible. Silas pays so much attention to details and spend so many hours on his carvings, they truly are close to perfection! This is so unique, looks absolutely stunning, comes with a leather band - Silas is specialized in the carving of Tribal miniatures. He was part of an exhibition of small carvings on Vancouver Island, where his carvings were presented together with carvings by Luke Marston, Valerie Morgan, Kevin Cranmer, Shawn Karpes and just a handful more. A very elite group of artists who's Tribal miniatures in wood are so highly desired, admired and collected all over the world. More pictures to follow shortly.

Measurements: 3 1/2" x 3" x 1"

Meaning: The Komokwa is of major importance in Kwaguilth mythology. He was the king of the undersea world, master and protector of the seals who were a symbol of wealth. His name means "wealthy one" and he ruled from a great rich house under the water. The house contained great wealth in blankets, coppers and other treasures. Many humans of legendary history attempted to reach this kingdom. Those who achieved their goal became wealthy and powerful, returning to their home village with magical boxes full of treasure.

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About This Artist

Silas Coon is a member of the Kwakwakaw 'wakw (Kwakiulth) First Nations, originating from Alert Bay in their ancestral land. He was born in 1963. When he was 11 years old, he moved to Gilford Island where Jim King, a chief who presided at the...Artist bio and other available works »

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