original charms sterling silver plate over white bronze w/ labradorite and clear quartz on enamel chain. second photos shows length.
St. Christopher ~ Bird ~ Anchor N-516
BIRDS represent the human desire to escape gravity, to reach the level of the angels! BIRDS have often been seen as a supernatural link between the heavens and the earth; a messenger for divine knowledge. New travels for the spirit and agility in your quest to illuminate your heart, is symbolic of Birds. Imagination, transcendence and divinity are all characteristics of our beloved aviators! Crows have been proven to be the smartest animal on the earth (no kidding) making complicated tools for complicated puzzles including as many as 8 steps to get 'the prize' in experiments.
Ancient Greek mythology, tells that St. Christopher carried a child, who was unknown to him, across a rushing river to safely before the child revealed himself as Christ. Therefore, he is the patron saint of travelers, and small images of him are often worn around the neck, or carried in a pocket.
Anchor Symbol - security, stability, and being grounded. It is a symbol demonstrating that a person is in tune with themselves and holds on to the values they believe in. The anchor can also represent a person who has been someone's rock through difficult times. For some people, the anchor represents always having a safe place to go home to. For those who have had a tumultuous past, the anchor is a pledge to move on and have a better, brighter, grounded future.
measures approximately 19" length can be customized on request