- Materials: Silver 925 / Sterling Silver
- Width: 1/4" / 6mm
- Artists: Charles Harper
- Totem Symbols: Dogfish
- Styles: Canadian First Nations
- Categories: Rings
The Dogfish represents leadership. It is the symbol of persistence and strength. This spiny small shark is feared for its fierceness and possesses solitary characteristics such as bravery and uniqueness. The Dogfish is an important family crest and mythical being in Haida Culture.
Born to the Frog Clan of Carrier Native, Charles started his professional career in 1974 and created unique Northwest Coast designs. Charles gained his inspiration from master artists Lloyd Wadhams Senior, George and Dennis Matilpi from Kwakiutl Nation. Charles developed his own unique style expressing his integrity, strength of character and gentle spirit. He is widely known for his design works in platinum, gold, white gold and silver jewelry. Charles also carves totem poles and wooden sculptures. Two of Charles' poles stand in front of Stoney Creek Band Longhouse.