This Lucky Brass Horse shoe makes an ideal Lucky gift for anyone who is moving home, getting married, taking exams or is small enough to fit in your pocket be your own personal lucky Talisman to carry around with you or can be hung in your home to bring luck.
In many places throughout the world, horseshoes are nailed above doorways or carried about as a lucky charm to bring the owner or inhabitants of a house good luck. Most people believe that to hang a horse shoe with the ends pointing upwards is good luck as it acts as a storage container for any good luck that happens to be floating by whereas to hang it upside down can be considered bad luck.
There are many legends and folklore surrounding horse shoes, one of which is that the horse shoe invokes the 'sacred vulva' or crescent moon shape of pagan moon goddesses like Diana & Artemis and as such invites their protection. Other superstitions include that if the devil gets too close to a horse shoe he will get sucked in, that a witch can not walk underneath a horse shoe and that a horse shoe can cure hiccups! Horseshoes by their nature are associated with blacksmiths and as smithing is considered a lucky profession part of this luck is transfered to the lucky horse shoes. Some people also believe that a horseshoe kept in someone's bedroom can help keep nightmares away!
This Horse Shoe is made of Brass and has the words 'Good Luck' engraved on it. It also comes attached to a multi-coloured rope which is approximately 10cm long for hanging (can be removed). Horse Shoe Dimentions:- 5.5cm width x 5.7cm height.
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