In Finland, an old courtship ritual involved a girl of marriageable age wearing an empty sheath on her girdle (belt) in which interested male suitors would place a knife.  Returning it meant "no thanks" but if she kept the blade then she agreed to marriage.  

Designers' details

This delicate dagger is the perfect accessory for any daring dame!


oxidized sterling silver & 14k dagger with three turquoise stones (shown)
16" cable chain
other stones available upon request
dagger approx 1" x 1/4"



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