14 Karat Native Carved Eagle and Orca Bracelet
This beautifully carved 14kt yellow gold North West First Nations bracelet is hand carved in the Kwakuitl style and is signed by the artist. The bracelet weighs 17.3 grams and measures 1/2 inch wide and is 6 inches long and currently set as a 2 1/4 inch cuff. The bracelet will easily fit a 7 to 8 inch wrist This piece has expressive deep carved lines and very nice cross hatching.
The noble Eagle is seen as a symbol of power and prestige. Eagle also has a strong connection to peace. This species is still plentiful in the Pacific Northwest. They have long been a source of artistic inspiration for both traditional and contemporary Native artists.
The Eagle is considered an important Clan crest and is frequently depicted on totem poles, masks, prints and jewellery
The Orca are held in high regard by the First Nations people. The Orca represent a strong family symbol because they travel in pods and mate for life. They are a popular gift idea and the Orca is a unique memento of the Pacific Northwest culture. Learn more about the First Nations Legends.