Hand beaded Ookpik brooch
An Ookpik ([ukˈpik]) is a popular Inuit handicraft toy. It is a small, souvenir owl with large head and big eyes, a beak, and small black talons. They are often made from wolf fur, sealskin and other traditional materials. Ukpik (ᐅᒃᐱᒃ) is the Inuktitut word for snowy owl.
Handbeaded. Size: 2.25 inches wide by 3.5 inches high. Back in leather with pin. Signed.
Fait a la main. Grosseur: 6 cm de large par 9 cm de haut. Face du dessous en cuir avec broche. Piece signee.