Plunder. Treasure. Payment for the ferryman.
The skull and crossbones is a classic symbol of mortality, the cycles of life, and the promise of change. These reminders of impermanence are deeply powerful.
I named these charms Pieces of Eight as they evoked the hand forged currency of the romanticized era of pirates and ill-gotten treasure. Such early coins were also frequently bestowed upon the dead to take with them into the after life to pay their way to their soul's rest.
Small but heavy, this are made from solid sterling silver suspended on an 18 inch rose gold plated chain with a sparkling cubic zirconium. Forged and tarnished.