Reimagined Components: Vintage Sand Dollar and Articulated Shark Jaw Pendant With Real Howlite strung on 3mm Brass Curb Chain. Hangs at 28".
1888 Nate's Take: "What is it about teeth and claws that have us transfixed? I think we evolved to have interested in those things that could cause us harm. I mean we all love Dateline and well that sh*t's morbid. I'll repeat, It's as if we evolved to study those things that could harm us. Really makes sense when you think about it. "
Art-n-facts: This 1888 Design is a *One of a Kind.
I have so many stories about Sand dollars, my favorite is when my mother taught me about the 5 doves that are inside them, If you break one open (Heartbreaking to do) there are 5 tiny shell fragments that will fall out and all resemble origami doves.
It is a super-calming stone and many people use it to relieve stress of all kinds. It makes an excellent antidote to insomnia due to an overactive mind.
When Shark enters your life it represents a time of fearlessness!
A shark does not ask permission it does what it wants when it wants! Additionally, Sharks have the ability to adapting to the harshest of environments. This is not saying that Sharks “evolve”. They have no need to do so. They are the perfect physical specimen. This is why they have remained largely unchanged over millions of years. Bottom line, you were born with all the skills and power you need to go for what you truly desire. Now that Shark has shown up, it’s time to move ahead!
In medieval times a shark tooth was worn around the neck to protect oneself from poison!
After each artifact or specimen has been discovered it is sent through a careful restoration process before being used in one of our designs. If a particularly unique patina is found to add design value to an artifact, it's preserved & sealed to ensure its longevity & protection.