This Orca or Killer Whale Sterling Silver Bracelet is carved by Native Artist Bill Helin from the Tsimshian Nation.
The Orca or Killer Whale symbolizes family, romance, longevity, harmony, travel, community and protection. He is said to protect those who travel away from home, and to lead them back when the time comes. Orcas will often stay their whole life with the same pod and raise each calf with care.
Find more information about and examples of The Orca/Killer Whale Northwest Coast First Nations symbol.
The bracelet is 3/4 of an inch or close to 2 centimeters wide, 6 1/4 inches or close to 16 centimeters long without the gap and weighs over .9 ounces or 26 grams.