This 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, 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 Portrait Mask Pendant is an excellent example of Ron's precision and talent.
The size of the pendant is about 2 1/4 inches or close to 5.5 centimeters long and 1 1/2 inches or 4 centimeters wide. This pendant comes with a cotton and silver chain that is 18 inches or 46 centimeters.
The price includes shipping to the USA and Canada.