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Bear Claw Necklace


This is a real bear claw housed in a hand-forged sterling silver pendant. The black cord is adjustable up to 50 cm.
Made in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada.

2 x 8 cm pendant
Bear claw, sterling silver

Mathew is primarily a jeweller and drum-dancer, with performance as an important part in his life. He has become in effect an “ambassador at large” for Nunavummiut. His commitment to creating opportunities for members of his community and fellow artists means that for many he acts as a mentor, a leader and a teacher. Mathew is the co-founder of the Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association, and is also on the advisory committee for the Canada Council, and is the President of the Inuit Art Foundation. He was elected as a Member of the Order of Canada on November 18, 2016.