This Celtic "Protection" pendant has an open cut design with an oxidized patina finish and resembles a crest-like symbol. For those who believe as the warriors did in ancient times, these amulets were thought to ward of evil spirits and protect the wearer. This particular pendant is well suited for a man or a woman, however, it would make a wonderful gift for the man in your life. Crafted of solid sterling silver, this shield pendant measures 5/8" wide x 1 5/16" in length (1 11/16" including the bail), and has the word "Protection" engraved on the back, as well as a generous thickness of 1/16". Suspended on a 24" oxidized sterling silver round box chain and Handcrafted in the US. Zoe and Piper is proud to donate a portion of their proceeds to select animal sanctuaries and advocacy groups. Visit our Zoe and Piper Storefront to view our entire collection of jewelry we currently offer. We carefully pack your jewelry piece in a kraft jewelry box suitable for gift giving.