Sculptural Ola Bangle – Fierce Ahi
$285.00 – $435.00
Sculptural Ola Bangle – Fierce Ahi adds a minimalist jolt of personal style to your outfit. Bold and powerful like the yellowfin tuna, wear one alone, in multiples, or mix and match with other Ola Bangles.
“She wasn’t looking for a knight, she was looking for a sword. ” ― Atticus Poetry
‘Ahi (aka Yellowfin Tuna)
Ola has many meanings in Hawaiian, among them are life, health, well-being; alive, living; heal, survive, thrive. Each design in the Ola Collection is inspired by something that sustained and helped the ancient Hawaiians thrive.
Fish were a primary food source for ancient Hawaiians. ‘Ahi were especially esteemed – thrilling as sport fishing and delicious to eat. Ahi are a deep sea dwellers; while spending 85% at less than 300 ft, they are known to go deeper than 3800 ft! These fast, sleek and powerful predators can get up to 75 km/h (47 mph) and attain 450 lbs. Named ‘yellow fin’ for their iconic yellow fins and finlets, they are smaller than the closely related and endangered bluefin tuna. Yellow fin often school with other tuna and fish of similar size, and sometimes even join dolphins! Once plentiful, they are greatly over-fished and are considered Near Threatened.