This gorgeous pendant has been upcycled from an old vintage teaspoon.
What was once originally a vintage collectible silver-plated spoon, the top of the handle now is set as a unique necklace. The design features a four leaf clover at the top, and a horseshoe, with seven indentations for the nails, around it. A small, marbleised green bead has been set from the bottom of the pendant to reflect the green of the four leaf shamrock.
The clover is a popular symbol of Ireland, as the patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick, was said to have referred to the three leaves of the clover to represent the Holy Trinity in the Christian faith. A four-leaf clover is a variation of the three-leaf clover that can be found in nature, but due to its rarity is now considered a good luck symbol.
The horseshoe is also seen as a good luck charm in many parts of the world. Some stories tell of a blacksmith nailing red hot horseshoes onto the feet of the Devil which caused so much pain the Devil swore never to go near them again, whilst others say the iron in horseshoes wards off bad fairies and witches. Horseshoes also have seven nails, with the number seven being considered lucky or important in many cultures around the world. Many people hang the horseshoe on their doors for warding off evil and bad luck, and keeping the horseshoe in a ‘U’ shape supposedly keeps the luck from running out.
A quirky piece of repurposed jewellery, that could bring you good fortune!
Set on an 18 inch sterling silver link chain.
Free UK postage.
Worldwide shipping available; all international orders are sent via insured and tracked postage.
Comes in a gift box. Hand calligraphy gift messages are available upon request at no extra cost.
Handmade in a smoke free home.
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