- Materials: Silver 925 / Sterling Silver
- Totem Symbols: Killer Whale
- Artists: Ronald E. Wilson
- Categories: Watch
- Styles: Canadian First Nations
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.
Ronald E. Wilson
Born in 1945, Ronald E. Wilson (Giitsxaa) is the Chief of Gitkinguaas. He studied at Vancouver School of Art from 1966 to 1969. He spent one and a half year at Thunder Bird Park training in wood carving with Henry Hunt Sr. Giitsxaa sold his first piece of artwork in 1962 and continue to create artworks in gold, silver, argillite, wood, ivory carvings and original paintings. His artwork represents the true value of Haida art and culture.