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 copper from a 1920's bakelite charm and the necklace is made of vintage Nigerian glass trade beads as well as stamped solid silver beads from Indonesia.
This chunky necklace also carries 4 vintage charms in silver from India. The charms are stamped with Hanuman, The Monkey God, known for his perseverance, strength and devotion, as well as Durga riding a tiger which symbolizes strong female energy and good over evil.
Swallow of Good Fortune (Sun)
This necklace measures 29 inches.