Copper Earrings by Alyssa London, Tlingit. Killerwhale Fin design, 3.5 inches long.
Copper is a staple of Tlingit jewelry. It was traditionally gifted or traded in the form of a Tinaa or sheild. Wearing copper jewelry is a sign of wealth and status.
Alyssa London's Tlingit name is "Yax Yeidi". Alyssa was selected Miss Alaska and competed in the 2017 Miss USA competition.