Pendant - Sterling Silver - Rectangle - Orca
Product Code: MM07W21
Artist: Mike Matilpi
Nation: Kwakwaka'wakw Cree
Mike Matilpi, born in Alert Bay to the Kwakwaka’wakw Nation and a family of revered wood and jewelry carvers, has been carving silver and gold jewelry since 1993. He was taught by his father, Charles Harper, himself a well-known carver who has been working since 1974. Mike has also been greatly influenced by other relatives of his, such as Doug Harper, Glen Harper, Les Harper, George Matilpi, Dennis Matilpi, and Paddy Seaweed. He has taken many specialized courses in silversmithing to further his craft, including bezel stone setting. His work can be recognized by the masterful combination of gold and silver and the charming and traditional animal designs.
The ORCA signifies family, loyalty, longevity, and the spirit of the traveller.
Authentic handcrafted original sterling silver pendant
Made in Vancouver
Sizes are approximate