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Vintage Northwest Coast Dogfish (Shark) Bracelet, Haida

Regular price $600.00 Sale

Vintage Northwest Coast Dogfish (Shark) Bracelet, c. 1970
Haida First Nation Jewelry
Hand carved sterling silver

6” around x 1 1/4” opening x 2” wide

An important crest and mythic being among the Haida of British Columbia's Queen Charlotte Islands, Dogfish represents independence and decisiveness. Also known as Shark, the Dogfish is a common crest amongst the Haida and often depicted with round eyes and a downturned mouth. They are solitary creatures that are often feared by those who must spend time on the open ocean.