Two Loons, delicately carved serpentinite sculptures.
Large loon (back of picture) 6 x 10.625 x 1.625"
Small loon (front of picture) 5.625 x 7.625 x 1.625"
Ning Ashoona is one of the few Inuit women carvers in Cape Dorset. She started to carve at the age of 14. When carving Ning uses both hand and power tools. She carves a range of subjects being highly diverse in the carvings she produces.
“I will carve until I can’t do it anymore, because I enjoy it.”
Qulliq, These extra large sterling silver stud earrings are most impressive at 11.5 x 3.5 cm. Hand forged in the fold-forming technique, these bowls of fire reflect the light as though containing the source of light itself. Despite their size, they are extremely light and sit comfortably on the ear.