Handmade Celtic Knot Rune Dragon Shield Pewter Pendant ~ Protection A Protective Amulet for our men and women in the armed forces incorporated 10 Protective dragon heads! Four Dragons are facing outward fiercely guarding the four Cardinal points of the compass: North, South, East and West. Look closely and you will see their Powerful claws and muscular arms on either side of their heads. The necks of these beasts extend to the centre of the design and combine into a Celtic Knot that can Confuse, Mystify and Defeat any enemy. Looking more closely one can see four more dragons facing inward preventing any enemies that slip passed the other Guardians from causing trouble from within. These 8 Magical Dragons are depicted as seen from the aerial view. The last two Dragon Heads and encircling necks, seen in a profile view, are forming the outer circle of the whole design: a Protective Circle containing Ancient Magical Protective Runes that read: "Courage forges a path through all obstacles banishing Fear the thief of Dreams." Creatures of great Mysticism and Magic Dragons emerged at the very Beginning the time of Creation; the time of Chaos. Dragons were born long before men set foot upon the Earth. They are ancient creatures possessing the Wisdom of the Ages. Legend says that Dragons, being born of the elements, became Protectors of the Skies, Seas, the Earth and Mankind. The famous Four Dragons of Chinese Myth saved humanity from the wrath of the Gods even though the dragons lost their lives in the process. Made of high quality excelsior pewter. Double sided design. Approx. pendant size: 1 & 3/8 inch in diameter. Comes with a approx 36 inch or 76.2 cm cord and a (lead free) pewter accent bead with laminated ends. Image copyright MAXTOUCHUK (all rights reserved).