Killer Whale Pendant
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Alvin was born in Prince Rupert in B.C. He is a self-taught artist who works in gold, silver, wood and argillite. Alvin is a member of the Haida nation. Beginning his career as an artist in 1971, Alvin has established himself as a prominent artist, and his style reflects intricacy, experience and quality. Alvin is one of the many Haida artists who, through maintaining the traditional Haida carving style, is aiming to preserve his heritage for future generations. In 2010, Alvin received the esteemed “British Columbia Achievement Award” for First Nations ‘Art.
It is a popular symbol for romance as they mate for life. Legend says that Whales can capture a canoe, take it underwater, and transform the occupants into Whales. Thus, a Whale near the shore is a transformed human trying to communicate with his family.