Material: Sterling silver
Dimensions: 1/2 inch wide x 6 inches long
Design:Killer whale is the guardian of the ocean realm. This symbol represents family, strength and protection. Raven is known as a trickster and is a catalyst for change. He brought the light to the world.
About the Artist
Nelson Cross is a Haida artist from the Eagle clan. He began carving in 1973, and trained under his uncle, Haida artist and teacher Gordon Cross, and Haida argillite carver Pat Dixon. His father was Raymond Cross, who was known for his carved leather work. Nelson attended a repoussé and chasing workshop for jewellery design with English goldsmith Peter Page. In 1986, he helped renowned Haida artist Bill Reid to carve and paint a large canoe for Expo ’86. He also learned soldering techniques from Bill Reid. Nelson currently resides in Skidegate, where he primarily carves silver jewelry.
This piece is made by hand. Please expect some minor variation. This craftsmanship is what makes your piece truly unique.
For wrist sizes 8 inches and above, please contact us for a custom piece.