Jewellery and gifts with meaning to wish luck, protection, safekeeping, success and well-being
Scallop shell necklace / concha de vieira ~ open silver
A meaningful gift full of inspiration, and to help encourage safe travels
Handcrafted by silversmiths in Galicia, northern Spain, this beautiful sterling-silver scallop shell / concha de vieira is the symbol of the Camino de Santiago.
The 1,000-year-old Way of St. James (El Camino de Santiago - in Spanish), criss-crosses Western Europe, arriving at Santiago de Compostela in Northern Spain on the Atlantic coast. At least 200,000 people travel the Camino each year from all over the world: Some people walk, others travel by bike. Many travellers choose to do the Camino for personal, rather than any spiritual or religious reasons - taking time out from their busy/modern lives and perhaps finding inspiration along the way, whilst reflecting on their life in a supportive environment. Many carry with them a Scallop Shell like this. Everyone experiences the journey in a different way.
:)- Sterling silver chain included
:)- Information card about the Way of St James (free)
:)- Personal message can be added
:)- Rapid shipping
Wish your friends or loved-ones well by sending this inspirational present. It is an ideal gift to show someone that you really care. Hand-crafted in the silver workshops of Galicia, northern Spain.
Dimensions: Shell measures 25mm in length including the hanging ring and comes with an 18ins sterling silver snake chain. (20ins length also available). Please choose in options box.
But, whatever somebody’s journey - whether on El Camino itself, on holiday, a business trip, a gap year, trekking, etc, many friends and loved-ones like to pass on a special gift to wish the recipient well on their travels - and safekeeping along the way. This necklace is perfect for that purpose. In addition to any value that the Camino charm symbol has in itself, or the religious faith that it might represent, this necklace can also act as a reminder to be careful when travelling. And this can be a powerful aid to staying safe whilst away from home.
Gift this scallop shell necklace (believed to encourage strength and hope) to inspire your friends or family, and perhaps help them in their lives. Comes gift-wrapped, like all our presents - and we can print a personal message on your behalf.