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Fossils - Shark teeth and vertebrae, size M

Fossils - Shark teeth and vertebrae, size M

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Fossils - Shark teeth and vertebrae, set of 5, single piece

Fossilized teeth and tail vertebrae of Carcharias hopei species (5 pcs). An extinct species from the middle epoch of the Paleogene period, the Eocene, about 56 to 33.9 million years ago . Age-related wear, soil, dirt and dust. Fossils are between 20mm and 44mm in size. Sold as a set. Origin Oulad Abdoun Basin, Morocco, North Africa.

Sand sharks (Odontaspididae) are a family of herring sharks found in the oceans. The oldest sand shark fossils are dated to the Late Cretaceous period. One such genus is Eugomphodus. Today, three or four species live in the tribe, which are divided into two genera, both of which also include species known only as fossils.

Symbol meaning

Shark teeth symbolize masculine energy, strength, protection and potency. Sailors and surfers of our time have worn a shark's tooth around their necks for the same reason; to give physical strength and to protect against attacks by sharks or other sea beasts. The teeth have also been considered to protect against getting lost at sea and even drowning, after all, sharks are the rulers of the seas. In the Middle Ages and especially the Renaissance

during this period, killing with various poisons was a popular way to get rid of unwanted family members, business partners or enemies. Fossilized shark teeth were used to protect against poisoning and were carried around in the form of an amulet. Sometimes they were even ground up and mixed with wine to neutralize toxins. It was believed that a fossilized shark's tooth brought along at dinner parties would change color if the food or drink was poisoned.

Carrying a shark's tooth is believed to protect the wearer from symbolic attacks, getting lost, and accidents. The tooth supports masculine energy, strength and self-confidence. It has also been considered to act as a guide and a spiritual guide in difficult and challenging situations.

Ritual use

Individually or in a group on the altar, in grids. Can also be worn around the neck like an amulet.

Note! Fossils are natural products, j so each of them is its own unique individual. Because of this, colors, shapes and brightness may vary. The condition varies from moderate to good and they have wear, fractures and small chips typical of fossils.

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