Necklace CERIANTHUS turquoise - Seal shell "Eye of Santa Lucia" and turquoise beads


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Fine necklace. At the end of this snake chain, swing the eye of St. Lucia.
It is the operculum of a shell called "turbo rugueux" (astrea rugosa), found in the depths of the Mediterranean Sea. It is said that this operculum is a powerful amulet, and it brings wealth and prosperity.
Its name comes from a young woman, Lucia, who made the sacrifice of his eyes, throwing the sea as an offering to the Virgin Mary, so that it saves her sick mother. Touched by the sacrifice of Lucia, the Virgin heals the mother, and gave her new eyes : these operculum.
On the front, the operculum is adorned with a flamboyant orange color, round shape with a particular relief, like an ear.
On the other side, the cap is white and be admired frame its spiral, highlighted with brown.

To frame this little treasure of the sea bed, the faceted glass beads, bronze color.
Lobster claw clasp.

Length : 43 cm / 17 " (other length available on request, without additional charge of course !)
Materials : Chain links in stainless steel. Reconstituted Turquoise rondelles beads. Stainless steel beads. Real shell "eye of St. Lucia"
= Nature abhors assembly lines, so each operculum is unique; shape and color can vary a little. =


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