Bangle - Sterling Silver - 1/4" - Bear - medium
Product Code: GP040W104
Artist: Gilbert Pat
Nation: Coast Salish
Handcarved and crafted sterling silver bangle by Gilbert Pat.
Gilbert Pat, born in Sardis, British Columbia in 1945, is a well-known Northwest Coast jewelry artist of the Coast Salish Nation. After moving to Alert Bay and working as a carpenter and commercial fisherman, he began carving in 1976. He is mainly self-taught but was mentored by Lloyd Wadhams Sr. of the celebrated Seaweed and Shaughnessy families, from whom he learned to carve with fine detail and high craftsmanship. He works primarily in silver and is widely recognized for his whimsical carvings that incorporate traditional Salish design elements.
This bangle fits a 6¼ - 6¾" wrist circumference comfortably. When clasped together the inside measurement 7", allowing a small amount of space for the bangle to sit comfortably. If you have any questions about fit please get in touch with us we are happy to help!
Bear: protection, strength, nurturing, power, healing
Made in Victoria