“Moved by the story in the book The Golden Spruce by John Vaillant, I turned a chalice in tribute to the life of this unique tree. The bowl holds its inner story, the white weaving, the beads and the bones tell of the mists and mystery that surround it. The Haida style hat, with its inner and outer rosettes, is a message of respect to the people who lived near and around it for centuries.”
$ 650.00 CAD
by Alma Jumbo
$ 875.00 CAD
$ 2,500.00 CAD
Cheryl was born in Hawaii in 1944. She initially pursued a career in science, with an interest in fibre art and weaving. After marriage, children and a move to Seattle, she was attempting to solve a particular weaving problem when she attended a lecture given by Bill Holm at the Burke Museum in Seattle. There she saw the answer to her problem in a Northwest Coast Chilkat robe. She has been largely responsible for the revitalization of Ravenstail and Chilkat weaving by mastering lost techniques, teaching extensively, recreating and expanding the language of weaving, travelling internationally to study and document all historical robes (including fragments).
Spirit Wrestler Gallery
47 Water Street
Canada V6B 1A1
Toll Free: 1-888-669-8813
3 blocks from Waterfront Station
Between Abbott St. and Carrall St.
Monday to Saturday, open 10-6
Sunday and Holidays, open 12-5
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