This distinctive and versatile pendant is hand-engraved by British Columbian First Nations artist, Justin Rivard. It measures 1 in diameter. The'Orca' is a significant crest and symbol. In Northwest Coast culture,'Orca' is often a symbol of communication and travel. It is a primary crest amongst the Haida and Tsimshian.
In addition to being trained artistically as a carver, Justin is a trained jeweller. He is dedicated to applying his skills to new and unconventional forms, while using the same media of gold, silver and semi-precious stones.
For example, Justin has created carved business card holders, lighter covers, and cufflinks. Justin trained with Kwakwaka'wakw artist Ray Dumont for 16 years and has work in Canadian, American and Scottish galleries. The item "Native American Orca Whale Pendant 14k Solid Gold and Sterling Silver 1 Round" is in sale since Sunday, July 6, 2014. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Canada\ Aboriginal". The seller is "artfromabove" and is located in Vancouver, British Columbia.This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Australia, Japan.