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 Padre Beads. These beads were traded in Africa between the 1650's and 1920's.
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.
The price is for the Swallow of Good Fortune necklace only.
Swallow of Good Fortune (Night)
Necklace measures 28 inches plus 1 inch for the bird.