925 Sterling Silver Charms and Necklaces by Shiny Little Blessings.
★ This item is created with the highest quality sterling silver. NEVER plated! Best bet for all skin types and those with metal sensitivities. Your best choice for lasting quality. ★
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This shaka necklace works for Him and/or Her:
A small about 1/2 inch (12mm height and 10mm width) sterling silver shaka sign charm comes on a beautifully sparkly 925 sterling silver chain link necklace - choose your desired necklace length ( 16, 18, 20, 22, or 24 inches ) during check-out. Model wears a 16 inch necklace length.
Shaka Sign Meaning:
Hawaiians use the shaka to convey the "Aloha Spirit", a concept of friendship, understanding, compassion, and solidarity among the various ethnic cultures that reside within Hawaii, lacking a direct semantic to literal translation. The shaka can also be used to express "howzit?", "thanks, eh?", and "all right!" Drivers will often use it on the road to communicate distant greetings and gratitude.
In American Sign Language, the shaka is one of the two signs used to refer to surfing. In California, the shaka sign may be referred to as "hang loose" or "hang ten"- both associated with surfer culture.
The gesture enjoys common use in American hang gliding culture, for both sentiment and word play, in part due to the simultaneous rise of surfing and hang gliding in California in the 1960s and 70s.
Along coastal Brazil, the shaka sign, known as the "hang loose", is a common gesture; it is also associated with the Brazilian jiu jitsu community internationally.
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