Many paintings of Venus include a scallop shell. For example, Botticelli's classically inspired 15th Century painting. The shell symbolized the feminine ideal. Outwardly, it can express the protective and nurturing principle, and inwardly female sexuality and love.
Finish: Solid brass, electro-plated with non-tarnishing silver finish, posts are hypo-allergenic
Dimensions: Hangs approx. 1" (Gift Boxed with Provenance Card)