Tsimshian Bear Face Pendant
Limited edition piece, on # 56/100
Made of Sterling Silver, with inlaid abalone eyes. Comes on 18 Inch Sterling Silver Chain.
Size; 1 1/4 Inch W, 1 Inch H, 1/2 Inch Deep.
Story card comes with piece; A man went into the mountains to hunt and was captured by a Black Bear, who carried him back to his den. Instead of killing the hunter, the bear taught him many things, including how to catch salmon - at which men excelled ever since. When the man returned to his village, he took the Black Bear for a crest, and from then on, whenever he was in trouble, he received help from his Bear friends.