Octopus Pendant

by Boma
Canada
  • Octopus Pendant
  • Octopus Pendant, close up view
$84.00
Item No. B7563
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The octopus is considered auspicious and a symbol of great wealth amongst the Northwest Coast peoples. This Octopus Pendant is designed by Andrew Williams. The Octopus is about ⅞ inches in diameter. Made of a pewter alloy with a touch of silver on an 18 inch sterling silver chain with a spring clasp. Made in Canada.

The octopus is considered auspicious and a symbol of great wealth amongst the Northwest Coast peoples. This Octopus Pendant is designed by Andrew Williams. The Octopus is about ⅞ inches in diameter. Made of a pewter alloy with a touch of silver on an 18 inch sterling silver chain with a spring clasp. Made in Canada.

  • Andrew Williams
    Born in 1964 in Haida Gwaii, Andrew Williams is a carver and graphic designer. He is part of the Raven clan in the Old Masset on Haida Gwaii. His work is a blend of traditional and contemporary art and shows his passion for his Haida Ancestry and the "old stories".
  • Octopus
    The octopus, also called the devilfish, is important to the Northwest Coast peoples. Known as a clever trickster, the octopus is considered auspicious, a symbol of wealth and is a crest of the Tsimshian Eagle clan. In Kwakiutl legends, the octopus is the guardian of the undersea village of Kumugwe, chief of the undersea world.
  • Pewter/Silver Jewelry
    This pendant is made from an alloy of pewter with just a touch of silver. The pewter is lighter than sterling silver, resulting in a light weight that is comfortable to wear. The touch of silver adds luster. The jewelry is made in Canada by Boma.

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