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Our 1st Work

Our 1st Work
These are all first designs….done in the 80″s – 90’s….
Some good ….some ‘needed refining’, some forgotten….
Sorry for the poor quality pictures….all I had was a scanner….
Let us know if you see something you’re interested in…

This page contains various items we made in the first few years before we went International, from 1989 to 1995. There are several things that I have never repeated since at the time I we were just looking for exposure, word of mouth and just to get the experience. Some very Unique items !

 

Our 1st Work - 1st Feather Turquoiser 1989

1st silver item ever made feather and turquoise 1989

Our 1st Work - 1st sold bracelet

Our 1st Work with bracelets – 1st item ever sold…1989

Our 1st Work - Wolf Deer Horn Feather Turquoise

1st Earrings made – Cocobolo, deer horn, turquoise and silver

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our 1st Work - brass puzzle Our 1st Work - brass puzzle Our 1st Work - brass puzzle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These brass puzzles were made as personal key chains in the early 80’s.

Some of the electroplated items never really stood up to the Industrial methods and sturdiness. The bear face bracelet and the school Moto pendant below are samples.

Our 1st Work - Feather earrings

Marlene’s first production earring designs

Feather pendant Our 1st Work - bearface bracelet Our 1st Work - Grizzly Pendant

Our 1st Work - university Insignia

University Insignia

Our 1st Work - knife

These were 4 silver and gold knives I made for our boys…. they worked as a real knife would , ( but couldn’t hold an edge very well….)

 

 

 

 

Our 1st Work - Kwakiutl Eagle ring

Kwakiutl Eagle ring – ( for Tim Alfred – Pt Hardy )

Our 1st Work - knife

Our 1st Work - Kwakiutl Eagle whale ring

First set of Wedding rings – Kwakuilt Whales from Johnny Henderson of Port Hardy , eagle , diamonds

Our 1st Work - Kwakuilt Thunder Bird

Kwakuilt Thunder Bird – by Adam Munn

Our 1st Work - Medicine Wheel 4 Feathers

Our 1st Work - Octopus Crab

The Divers bracelet- The Scuba-diver is left of center, Octopus is on the right.

Our 1st Work - Octopus Crab

Starfish, crabs and other wet things scattered throughout the design.

 Our 1st Work - Medicine Wheel 4 Feathers

 

Our 1st Work - Snowboard Key Chain

Birthday Keychain for #2 Son …. snow-board guy

Our 1st Work - Parrots Mother Of Pearl

My 1st Mother of Pearl experience

Our 1st Work - Snake Diamond Eyes

A snake with diamond eyes for Kieth

Our 1st Work - Soccer ball Bearclaw

1st Soccer ball ring

Our 1st Work - Soccer Ball Boot

Our 1st Work - Whales Dancing

The first ‘ Dance of the Whales ‘

Our 1st Work - Whales Dancing

Our Whale was drawn on a napkin in Victoria BC

Our 1st Work - Winged Horse Warrior

Pegasus – Winged Horse Warrior

 

 

 

Our 1st Work - Soccer Ball

Award for a soccer tournament in Pt Mcneill 1990 ? 91 ?

 

Our 1st Work - Feather earrings - Deer Horn and Turquoise

Deer Horn and Turquoise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our 1st Work - Soccer Ball Feather

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Our 1st Work - some First Designs by Bearclaw Jewelry from 1989 to 1995
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Our 1st Work - some First Designs by Bearclaw Jewelry from 1989 to 1995
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Our 1st Work - some First Designs by Bearclaw Jewelry from 1989 to 1995 in silver and gold, engraved or cast all hand done one-of-a-kind
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Bearclaw Custom Native Jewelry
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