These loon head napkin holders make for a nice addition to place settings for any and all special occasions. Available in multiples of two. For larger quantities please enquire for reduced shipping costs.
This type of image may be a familiar sight for anyone who's ever been on a whale watching expedition. It is estimated that many whales may live as long as 77 years and occasionally as long as 130 years. This piece is beautifully mottled with light and dark pigments which often happens with Quebec stone.
The Grizzly is normally found in western North America. It's considered an endangered species in parts of Canada. This piece was sculpted from Brazilian soapstone. The "stance" of this carving indicates the bear is fast asleep!
The Inukshuk is a structural landmark traditionally used in the Arctic regions. This Inukshuk was carved from a solid piece of stone, yet giving the impression of multiple pieces.Dimensions 12cm x 10cm
The Common Loon or Great Northern, can have a wide variation in body mass, varying between 1.6 to 8 kg, however the average is about 4kg. Adults range from 61–100 cm in length with a 1.2–1.5 metre wingspan. This loon mother is looking back for assurance that her young are close behind.
The walrus is a true Arctic behemoth. An adult male weighs 1,700kg. Their diet consists mainly of mollusks. It's been traditionally hunted by the Inuit for its tusks, skin, fat, meat and bone. This piece, like all soapstone feels cold to the touch.
The polar bear is a native predator of the Arctic region. The Inuit refer to this magnificent hunter as Nanook. The polar bear is the most carnivorous of all bears. After a successful mating the female will go on an eating binge, often doubling her body weight. The mother will wean her cubs at 30 months. These bears are carved from a solid piece of deep green stone with some well defined mottling.