The third largest constellation in the night sky, the Big Dipper can be visible throughout the year in most of the northern hemisphere and is often used as a navigational pointer towards the north star.
Ursa Major, from the Latin for 'the greater she-bear', is mentioned through the centuries by poets and writers and is the subject of many myths.
A dainty gold or silver bear forms part of a larger constellation with two shining gold and silver stars.
A gold or silver plated bear is accompanied by a matching silver or gold star. Hung from an 18" gold or silver plated chain, bear measures just under 1".