This necklace measures 26 inches. The swallow is a popular symbol in the seafaring crowd. It is a symbol of good fortune and when sailors wore the tattoo it promised a safe passage home.
The swallow is hand cast in solid sterling from a 1920's bakelite charm and the necklace is made of vintage Nigerian glass trade beads as well as silver stamped beads from Indonesia.
This chunky necklace also carries 4 vintage charms in silver from India. Hanuman The Monkey God, know for his persevereance, strength and devotion, as well as Durga riding a Tiger which symbolizes strong female energy and good over evil.