Beautiful and delicate hand-worked vintage bronze swallow bird necklace. Complete with a well known 16th century quote on swallow birds.
Meaning: The symbol of the swallow bird is associated with enduring love and freedom. Historically the swallow symbol was used as a symbol by ancient sailors. The symbol was used for luck to encourage a safe passage home as legend has it that the swallow returns to the same place every year to nest. It also represents spring, rebirth and fertility.
Length: This necklace is made to a standard length of 16 inches (40cm approx) from end to end, including clasp, with a 3cm extension. If you need the chain longer or shorter send us the measurement at time of order
Swallow bird: 4.0cm x 3.0cm (from tip of wings to tip of tail)
Solid Bronze: Aged and antiqued with rustic detailing
Presented in an I.Love.Vintage© handcrafted decoupage gift box