"All parts of this sterling silver sword necklace with bronze handle are wonderfully detailed. From the point to the pommel, this sword charm looks like a miniature of an actual Medieval sword. The pronounced quillion and the twisted grip are especially fierce! Swords are one of the earliest weapons found in cultures the world over, and as such are saturated with cherished meaning and symbolism. Swords can connote power, protection, chivalry, truth, enlightenment, action, and justice. In Christian thought it primarily represents righteousness, while in Congo tribes of Central Africa swords are symbols of transition, especially between life and death. In the symbolic language of tarot, swords represent the realm of the mind, specifically the navigation of thought. Comes on a sterling silver 18" cable chain with spring ring clasp. "