Camino de Santiago Necklace
Vintage brass scallop shell pendant from Santiago de Compostela, Galicia (Spain) on antique 12K gold filled chain. The shell is a commemoration of the completion of the Camino de Santiago, one of the world's most famous pilgrimages. The interior is marked "Recuerdo de Santiago" and a relief of Saint James and the back features the city's cathedral.
Chain: 7.5" + Shell pendant: .5"
“How could one not be awe-struck by the mysteries of nature, or be given to thoughts of deities and spirits, in such a place?” - on Galicia in "Ghosts of Spain" by Giles Tremlett