This beautiful and elegant necklace designed by Andrew Williams is made of a special silver and pewter alloy and is presented on a sterling silver omega chain. This piece has been 100% designed and made in Canada. 1" diameter.
Andrew Williams was born in 1964 in Haida Gwaii. He is a carver of argillite, silver and gold as well as a 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 Ancestory and the "old stories".
Octopus is known as a powerful sea spirit helper who is often shown in complex compositions involving other creatures. He can move in all directions and can change colour and shape, so is known to be flexible and symbol of transformation.Octopus is identified in Pacific Northwest Coast First Nations art by long tentacles that have round marks representing their suctions. They have a fluid and invertebrate body with a round high head with large eyes and a short beaked like mouth.
- Andrew Williams