Inuit Polar Bear Sculpture 1 by Sandy Maniapik
Sandy Maniapik / Polar Bear Sculpture
Size approx 1.0” L x 1.0 H x 1.0” D
Hand Carved Miniature
Sandy Maniapik is an Inuit artist from Pangnirtung, Nunavut. Pangnirtung means the place of the bull caribou in Inuktitut. It is located on a narrow coastal plain in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, located on Baffin Island. Set against a spectacular backdrop of high mountains and a winding river valley, Pangnirtung is surrounded by spectacular fiords.
Maniapik’s unique talents include hand carving sculptures and jewellery from local stone, antler, whale baleen and bone. View a collection of Sandy Maniapik's art.
Each hand-carved sculpture is accompanied by an Igloo Tag, which guarantees its authenticity and certifies that the piece was handmade by Inuit artists in Canada. The igloo symbol is registered by the Government of Canada and can only be attached to original Inuit sculptures and art from northern Canada.