The Jacob's Shell - "Pilgrim's Shell"
Two symbolisms are hidden in this shell.
"The Birth of Venus" one of Botticelli's greatest masterpieces is unique and known worldwide.
The work of art takes you back to the ancient world and conveys the mythology of the Greek goddess Aphrodite.
In the centre is the goddess Venus in a shell, which resembles the scallop. A symbol of beauty.
"The pilgrim shell" which is a symbol of the pilgrimage on the way to Santiago.
At that time, as well as today, it serves as a sign of recognition for pilgrims,
she was for a long time the pilgrimunculus for the successfully completed pilgrimage,
served the pilgrims on their journey as a drinking vessel and is still used today as
signpost on the " Camino de Santiago".
Besides, this beauty of a clam makes for a very nice piece of decoration and can further be used to store little trinkets and knickknacks in it.
It also makes for a beautiful and unique present that every recipient will be glad over.
Especially when you tell him or her the meaning of this shell.
In this case it might even be a good gift for a loved one in order to express one's feelings.
Venus Shell Details
- Diameter: Approximately 9 - 10 cm
- Real shell
Resembles the ones often depicted in paintings of the goddess Venus Mother pearl on the insideForum Traiani ® registered trademark