Electroplated Shark's Tooth
Sharks and shark teeth have had a major significance and symbolism of protection for centuries. Sailors and surfers wore shark teeth for good luck and protection from drowning, whereas in the Middle Ages people wore shark’s teeth to protect against poisoned foods. As a symbol, shark’s teeth keep the individual protected from toxic environments, help with decision making, and foster positive patterns in an individual’s life. Some early Hawaiians worshipped, cared for and protected sharks as 'aumakua', or family gods, while many others viewed sharks an important source of symbolic protection.
This genuine shark tooth is electroplated in 24kt gold, complete with a 14kt Gold fill chain. Electroplated is a natural process where the precious metal of gold grows on the s ark tooth to give it its coating. It is not dipped, but rather mined in conjunction with the gold molecules to give it its. character.
*If you purchase Electroplated Shark's Tooth, you will be 1 of 2 people in the continental United States to own it!