- Materials: Silver 925 / Sterling Silver
- Width: 1/4" / 6mm
- Totem Symbols: Killer Whale
- Artists: Travis Henry
- Styles: Canadian First Nations
- Categories: Rings
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.
Nation: Coast Salish Travis Henry was born in 1967 in Cowichan, British Columbia on Vancouver Island. As a member of the Cowichan Nation Coast Salish people, his work reflects the Kwakwaka’wakw style. Travis’ family crest is the Sun. He was trained by the Seaweed family, who are well known and respected carvers from Alert Bay on Cormorant Island. His gold and sterling silver carved jewelry can be found in collections in Japan, the United States, Europe, Australia, and his native Canada. Travis currently lives in Langford, British Columbia with his young growing family.