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Pake Stephens, Superstitions Collection
Pake Stephens, Superstitions Collection
Pake Stephens, Superstitions Collection
Pake Stephens, Superstitions Collection
Pake Stephens, Superstitions Collection
Pake Stephens, Superstitions Collection
Pake Stephens, Superstitions Collection
Pake Stephens, Superstitions Collection
Pake Stephens, Superstitions Collection
Pake Stephens, Superstitions Collection

Pake Stephens, Superstitions Collection

$97.77
Piece

Statement from the artist: 

Since the dawn of civilization cultures have adorned themselves with superstitious talismans. This collection of 8 necklaces (8 is considered a very auspicious number in Asian cultures) presents a variety of Good Luck and Protection amulets spanning multiple ethnicities. 

 

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Hamsa Hand
Pendant measures 3.25”x2.75”
Antique cast brass harness decor with an inlaid Mother of Pearl evil eye center on 18” vintage Coco Chanel brass chain with 24k Russian gold filled clasp.  

The Hamsa hand is an ancient Middle Eastern symbol that is represented in many major faiths. This talismanic symbol was believed to protect one from the harm of evil forces.  Let this piece provide you protection from evil. 


Horseshoe 
Pendant measures 1.75”x1.5”
Antique cast brass harness decor hanging on 17.5” vintage Coco Chanel brass chain with 24k Russian gold filled clasp. 

The horseshoe has been a symbol of good luck since its invention it seems.  There are two schools of thought to its orientation.  The most well known is to hang one in your home with the traditional U shape in order to attract luck.  Less well known is the practice among blacksmiths to hang the horseshoe with the opening downward so that the luck from the horseshoe would flow over them and their tools.  Let the luck of this piece flow over you. 


Lucky Penny 
Penny has a 1.25” diameter 
British One Penny, dated 1917, with pyrite accent paired with a small Adder Stone and pressed brass four leaf clover on 34” dark brass cable chain with 24k Russian gold filled clasp.  
 
Some ancient civilizations believed that precious metals were gifts from the gods, so even though pennies do not have much value picking them up is considered to be lucky since it increases your wealth.  Four Leaf Clovers are a Celtic charm which are said to ward off bad luck and to provide magical protection.  An Adder Stone, also known as a Hag Stone, is a stone with a hole naturally formed by water erosion and were revered from Egypt to England.  The stones are said to be a powerful protection against magic since it is thought that magic never works on moving water.  Let this Luck Trifecta protect you and bring you prosperity. 


Rabbit’s Foot
Foot measures 3.25” long
Velvety rabbit’s foot on 33” long black stainless steel chain with six sterling silver wrapped black spinel drops and sterling clasp. 

The Rabbit’s Foot is a symbol of good luck through many cultures across Europe, China, Africa, North and South America.  This totem not only represents good fortune but is said to also increase fertility and a yield a bountiful harvest. Let luck rush to your side when you don this piece. 


Ankh 
Ankh measures 2 3/8”x1”
Antique sand cast African brass Ankh in 34” long brass box chain with citrine accents and 24k Russian gold filled clasp.
 
The Ankh is said to be the original cross.  This symbol dates back to ancient Egypt and is said be the Key of Life and bring the wearer wealth and good fortune.  Citrine’s warm color is reminiscent of the sun’s warmth and brightness and it is said to attract prosperity and success. Let this archaic symbol of long life sustain you.


Wishbone 
Pendant with rings measures 6” long
Gold toned base metal wishbone with pyrite hanging on three brass rings with Czech glass dangling in the centers on 24” dark brass chain. 
 
The unbroken wishbone symbolizes the promise of luck and the concept dates back to Ancient Rome.  The Etruscans revered birds as oracles and sought visions in their bones.  They would dry the wishbones and then break them between two people, the bearer of the larger piece was said to have good fortune coming their way. Let this unbroken wishbone manifest your future good luck. 


Hag Stone 
Stone measures 1.5” in diameter 
Hag stone with gold filled wire work on 34” long black stainless steel chain with golden solar quartz druzy accents and brass lightning. 
 
Hag stones (also known as Adder Stones, Fairy Stones, Eye Stones, Witch Stones, Holy Stones and so on) are a stone with a naturally occurring hole formed by running water.  The stones are said to protect the wearer from the evils of magical forces since it is commonly believed that magic does not work on running water.  Let this stone always protect you from the nefarious magiks of the world. 


Religious Charms
Cross measures 2”x1.25”
Antique and vintage base metal Christian charms on mixed vintage silver toned Coco Chanel chains with vintage Swarovski crystal bi-cone accents and sterling clasp. 
Religious medals have given comfort to generations.  
 
The canon of saints provide protection for an enormous range of persons, activities and professions.  This necklace includes the following saints and protections...
St. Bridget - protection of babies and young children
St. Patrick - Patron Saint of Ireland and engineers
St. Bernadette - patron saint of the ill and poor
St. Therese - patron saint of missionaries 
St. Roch - patron saint of dogs and bachelors  
St. Hubert - patron saint of hunters and metalworkers 
Lady Fatima, The Blessed Virgin Mary, & Christ on the Cross. Let these medals bring you the protections of each of its patrons. 



Prices include US shipping ($7.77)  - please include your address in the notes when you check out.

 

These pieces are a part of the Superstitions Virtual Group Show. All pieces will be shipped directly from the artists, and we will notify you once they have shipped.