Pāua shell pendant from New Zealand encased in sterling silver, makes for a statement necklace for boho women. Perfect for festivals and beach parties, this necklace can be layered up or worn alone. It also looks amazing with the cowrie shell necklaces. Pāua shell is said to have Océan energy and used as an amulet for ocean loving people. It is also said that this shell strengthens the body as well as the heart. That's one reason why Māori often give each other paua shells. According to them, this shell brings luck, prosperity, and peace to the wearer. Hung on a 18" sterling silver curb chain.