Mako Shark Tooth and Peridot Necklace
Peridot: The Gem of Springtime
This bright green stone was believed to ward off evil and bring the wearer good luck.
Legends state that it was one of Cleopatra's favorite gemstones and that many of the emerald necklaces she so famously wore, were actually peridot.
- Polished gemstone chips
- 18"in length
- Gold tone barrel swivel clasp
- 1.125" fresh modern mako shark tooth
- Torch burnished crown for a dramatic effect
- Gift boxed
- Handcrafted in our Florida studio
The Maori word for shark is "Mako".
Polynesians believed the shark to be a spirit animal which guarded them from danger.
Mako teeth are prized by the Maori people and are worn as jewelry by tribal leaders and warriors for protection.
You will receive a necklace similar to the photograph.