Raven .925 Sterling Silver Earrings from Metal Arts Group and designed by Pacific Northwest artist Dale Faulstich. As the provider of knowledge and heroism, the Raven represents transformation and is credited for giving man the sun, moon and stars. A cultural focus of the Northwest Coast People, Raven was known for his trickster characteristics. He loved to tease and cheat other creatures, as well as the coastal people.
The earrings measure approximately 1 3/8 inches long (as measured from the top of the ear wire) by 1/2 inch wide (approximately 3.49 cm x 1.27 cm). Designed and made in the USA. Gift boxed.
Dale Faulstich is an artist and woodcarver. He has been living and working on the Northwest Coast since 1972. His home and studio are located on the North Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. As a non-native working in a native tradition, Dale enjoys a unique relationship with the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe of Sequim, WA.
Dale continues to be involved in various Tribal projects and he assists tribal members in designing and carving traditional objects. He also teaches an ongoing series of classes. In addition to creating beautiful metal jewelry, Dale has created masks, totem poles, steam bent boxes, animal form bowls, rattles, drums and ceremonial objects, carved doors, wall panels, furniture and other contemporary applications.