Killer Whale and Sun Ring
Killer Whale and Sun Ring

Killer Whale and Sun Ring

Sale price$396.00 USD
SKU: 18415
Size:#7
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Killer Whale and Sun Ring

#7

312 Water Street

Pickup available, usually ready in 24 hours

312 Water Street
Vancouver BC V6B 1B6
Canada

6046816884

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  • Materials: Yellow Gold and Silver
  • Width: 7/16" / 12mm
  • Totem Symbols: Killer Whale, Sun
  • Artists: Nelson Cross
  • Styles: Canadian First Nations
  • Categories: Rings

 

Sun

The Sun represents abundance, life, healing, and warmth. Released from a box by the Raven, the Sun Chief inhabits the sky and could only be reached by climbing a chain of arrows. The Sun is often carved on totems and masks and sits atop the tallest totem pole.

Killer Whale

Killer Whales or Orcas symbolize love of all types, representing romance, loyalty and close ties between family and friends. It offers protection to travelers far from home, helping to guide your journey back. In myth the Orca is closely linked to humans; it is said that those lost at sea are transformed into these whales and have gone to live in a underwater village. Seen as the guardian of the ocean, the Orca is a strong spirit, which symbolizes longevity, resiliency and knowing that you are not alone.

Nelson Cross

Born to the Eagle Clan of Haida Gwaii. He is from the legendary family of John Cross and Gordon Cross. He began carving at the age of twenty. He first learned to draw and carve under the guidance of Pat Dickson and Wilford Stevens. Through independent study of the traditional Haida arts and using every opportunity to practice. he became sufficiently developed to carve with late legend Bill Reid. He also, in 1985-86, worked with Reid on the "Loo Taasa" Canoe. He produces silk screens and carves wood, argillite, gold and silver. The design of his silver is particularly robust and energetic.

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