Surgical Stainless Steel Pendant - Owl
approx. sizes WxH: 24x63mm
You will get a black, waterproof and waxed cotton string FOR FREE in addition
The necklace shown is not part of the offer.
Handmade and massive pendant made of 316L surgical stainless steel "Owl"
A must-have for every boho-hipster-vintage-lover.
The chain pictured on the photo is not part of the offer. But you will find it in our other offers.
Hard to distinguish from genuine .925 sterling silver.
- Advantages of stainless steel over silver:
- no tarnishing of the material
- no discoloration of skin or clothing
- much harder than silver and thus practically indestructible
- durable brilliance due to no corrosion
The owl is part of the most diverse legends and superstitions. Across Europe, the owl is pictured and perceived as a "witch bird", which appears on gatherings of witches, is used as the witches messenger services and with whose feathers adorn the witches. Owls accompany the Wild army and the devil's grandmother turns into an owl. The owl is so in superstition a demonic bird. In Italy, it was believed even that in fact the owl eyes could kill. In ancient Greece was the cry of the owl represented a bad omen. In the Old Testament it appears as an image of gehabter destruction (Ps. 102.7 , Isaiah 13:21 , Zephaniah 2:14). But the owl is also perceived as a good luck charm. There are some regions where the owl cry does not announce death but the birth of a child. This is the case, for example, in the region of Bern, Switzerland. In the Lausitz the cry of an owl near a house in which a pregnant woman is a regional superstition, which means that a complication-free birth is expected. In addition, the owl is considered the bird of wisdom, for example, in its capacity as a companion of the goddess Athena. In Norse mythology, the owl brings the souls of the dead to the land of eternal youth.