This Haida Noblewoman Portrait Mask Pendant has been expertly hand-carved in yew wood by the Haida Master Carver Ron Russ. The pendant features two abalone onlay eyes, one abalone labret, a finely carved nose, teeth, eyebrows, and facial contours. Yew is a type of hardwood from Haida Gwaii that can be found in small quantities on the islands. It is often employed by Haida carvers for intricate fine jewelry work and small carvings.
Ron Russ is well-known for his carvings of argillite, metal, and wood. Today he especially enjoys creating one-of-a-kind collectible pieces in yew wood. This Haida Noblewoman Portrait Mask Pendant is an excellent example of Ron's artistry and precision.
The size of the pendant is about 2 1/2 inches or close to 6.5 centimeters long and nearly 2 1/4 inches or 5.5 centimeters wide. The cotton necklace not included.
The price includes shipping to the USA and Canada.