Begin a journey with confidence - great leaving present
Hand-crafted by specialist silversmiths in Galicia, northern Spain, this sterling-silver Way of St James necklace features a scallop shell surrounded by an ornate filigree border.
The scallop shell is symbolic of the Camino de Santiago - the 1,000-year-old route to the great Cathedral city of Santiago de Compostela, known as the Way of St. James (El Camino de Santiago - in Spanish).
So this necklace is ideal for someone starting out on a new adventure and possibly travelling afar (or even a new adventur in life like a new job or other new beginning).
The sterling-silver scallop shell pendant measures 26mm in diameter (or 32mm in length including the hanging ring) and hangs on a substantial 18” snake chain.
The Scallop Shell of El Camino is representative of a journey, and the route along the way: Reminding us of the destination - ideal when going on an adventure