The Scallop Shell – Gold – is handmade from one piece of solid Bronze using traditional metalworking techniques. It is then professionally polished to give the piece a silky smooth lustre. Finally the piece is plated to the highest quality in 24 carat Gold.
During the final stages of forging the Titanium Choker No:2 the Shell selected is slipped onto the Choker allowing the forging to be completed, the Shell cannot now be removed, the two are now one.
Shell Size (approx):
- Length: 24 mm
- Width: 23 mm
- Depth: 12 mm
- Diameter of loop for necklace: 4 mm
- Titanium Choker No:2 is designed to fit up to a 14 inch neck size, variations available upon request.
This is a handmade artisan product so naturally there will be some variations between each piece.
The Titanium Choker allows fitting and removal with ease.
Symbolism of the Scallop Shell – Gold – on pure Titanium Choker
Scallop Shells have long been associated with pilgrimage and travelling, and are seen to be a strong symbol of protection. Shell necklaces are given to friends and loved ones embarking on long journeys or adventures. The Shell is said to protect them whilst on their travels and to ensure they return home safe from harm. Many cultures in coastal areas also use Shells to protect the home by placing strings of Shells over windows and doors.