This Haida Orca Pendant is carved in argillite, with three mother of pearl inlays on the tail fin, blowhole and dorsal fin, one abalone inlay in the eye, one catlinite or pipestone inlay on the side fin, and 8 mastodon Ivory onlays as the teeth. The bail is cast out of silver. It is carved by Darrell White from the Haida Nation.
The Orca or Killer Whale is the most powerful Haida Crest in the World of the Sea Creatures. This pendant is without the silver bail about 2 3/8 inches or 6 centimeters long, 1 5/8 inch or over 4 centimeters wide, and up to 1/2 an inch or 1 1/4 centimeters thick. It weighs close to 1 ounce or 28 grams. The leather necklace is not included,
Find more information about The Orca native symbol.
A silver chain is not included but can be purchased separately here.
The price includes shipping to the USA and Canada. Leather necklace is not included.