The shield is an iconic and universal motif from the past, rich with meaning: symbolizing protection and strength in the face of adversity, it empowers its wearer and is a source of inspiration. Subtle, yet sparkly and sleek, our handmade 18K gold shield pendant features channel set square cut stones in sapphires. This recycled pendant is available in 16" and 18" lengths. The shield measures approximately 13/16" in length and 9/16" in width. The approximate total carat weight is 16. All stones are ethically sourced.