This is a really dramatic piece with a black, beige or white outfit. The back of the pendant is coconut shell. The front of the pendant is a mosaic of shells: cone, abalone and shiva turban. The pendant measures 2-1/4 inches in diameter. The hand-beaded rope is 18 inches long. It closure is a coconut shell button and loop.
Meaning: Abalone Shell is used in a puberty ritual where it is worn on the forehead of the girls as a symbol of transformation.
Abalone properties: Abalone is used in fortifying the heart and spine. Improves the assimilation of protein and enzymes that enable carotene to be better utilized as an anti-carcinogenic.
So nice to find good pendants for men too.