Nelson Cross also known as Eagle Fugitive, is the Haida Artist who carved this Sterling Silver Bear Bracelet.
The Bear Symbol represents strength, family, vitality courage and health. The bear is thoughtful and independent, with little need for fellowship. The bear is also self-contained and strong-willed in nature. A Bear is of great support and comfort to those who crave human company simply for personal reassurance rather than for the simple pleasure of being with friends. He makes lonely periods of life far easier.
Find more information about and examples of The Bear Northwest Coast First Nations symbol.
It is 1 inch (2.6 centimeters) wide and over 7 inches or 18 centimeters long. The weight of the bracelet is close to 2 ounces or 52 grams.