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Freyja Full Moon Leaping Hare Necklace. Tahitian Black Oyster Shell with Toggle Clasp. Custom Length - Darkmoon Fayre

Darkmoon Fayre

Freyja Full Moon Leaping Hare Necklace. Tahitian Black Oyster Shell with Toggle Clasp. Custom Length


This necklace is inspired by the legends of the Moon and the Hare. It is made using tiny cute "Tibetan Silver" (lead free Pewter) Hares and Black Lip Oyster Shell "Full Moons" all wrapped together using silver plated wire, chain and clasp. The clasp has a decorative "Moons" front fastening toggle style clasp. Delicate and subtle enough for every day wear.

✩Size (all measurements are approximate)✩
Please choose chain/necklace length from drop down menu (from 16 to 30 inches)
Pendant: 0,6inches (15mm) by 1inch (25mm)
Clasp: 1.8 inches (42mm) from top of clasp to bottom of pendant

*Free United Kingdom postage.
*Everywhere else is sent by International Tracked.
*All items are UV sterilised immediately before wrapping for your safety.

✩Black-Lip Shell (Pinctada margaritifera)✩
Black-Lip Oyster shell is the speciality of Tahiti in the South Pacific. This species of mollusc is found in the Indo-Pacific within tropical coral reefs.
The Black-Lip shell is a mollusc, which produces a beautiful grey and black iridescent nacre layer (which is also known as "Mother of Pearl").
Pinctada margaritifera is commonly known as the Black-Lip Oyster, is a species of salt water pearl producing oyster, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Pteriidae. This is the type of oyster which produce Tahitian pearls as their main crop, the shell/mother of pearl is the by-product.

✩Hare Mythology, Legends, Lore and History✩
The myth of the Moon gazing hare reflects ancient beliefs. All over the world the hare is a character in the myths of our ancestors.
It is believed that seeing a moon gazing hare would bring growth, re-birth, abundance, new beginnings and good fortune.
The symbol of the moon gazing hare is almost universally associated with fertility.
The hare has a connection with many lunar deities.
The moon-gazing hare was especially important to early Celtic Britons.
In ancient times hares are often seen depicted in this "moon gazing" pose.
Chinese moon gazing hares were thought of as gazing up at what he/she sees as his ancient ancestor in the moon.
The hare is always associated with the moon and fertility and often associated with immortality, wisdom and bravery.
In China the moon hare carries a mortar and pestle in which she mixes a potion of immortality.
In Africa there is a story of how the moon goddess was so pleased with men and women that she sent the moon hare with a promise of immortality.
Freya (Norse) – The hare is the emblem of Freya, a mother goddess, giver of fruitfulness and love; associated with Holda, the Norse moon goddess
Your purchase will come gift wrapped in a lovely organza bag, acid free coloured/patterned tissue paper (colour+patterns may vary depending on season/item) and a sturdy outer packing mini corrugated cardboard box, ready to give as a loving gift to someone special or for a treat for yourself.
If you have any special requests, please ask.

✩The hand photo✩
Meet Mephisto the measuring hand, he will help show you the rough scale of the jewellery. The hand is exactly the same size as my own hand (I’m an average UK ladies size 7 glove).

If you like this necklace see my other listings for a beautiful matching earrings or request a custom design if none are listed. Please message me if you are interested in matching items.



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