Bear Teardrop Sterling Silver Earrings designed by Richard Krentz from the Coast Salish Nation. This earring symbolizes a bear that has been carved into the highest grade of silver with an engraver and hand finished in the Comox Valley, B.C., Canada. In Coast Salish Culture the bear traditionally represents strength and health and is usually found at the base of many totem poles. The bear also represents the fulfillment of bodily needs and that flesh is the house of the spirit. Furthermore It signifies vitality and courage. The earrings are close to 1 inch long and 5/8 of an inch wide. The price includes shipping to the USA and Canada.