Talismans are a way of harnessing spiritual and magical power to protect their owners from danger or harm. Usually worn around the neck, clamshells, in particular, are used for purification and love. Here's a good luck talismanic necklace to wear near the heart.
An inlaid shell pendant with turquoise, mother-of-pearl & black onyx, on Chinese turquoise heishi, turquoise nuggets & sterling silver beads. Sterling silver & bezel-set turquoise clasp. One of a kind. See complementary earrings, Strength II (40925B).