Mammoth Ivory Dog, 18K Gold Vermeil Pin

Approx 1 1/2" x 1"


The dog is regarded as a faithful companion and is, therefore symbolic of friendship and loyalty. . It is believed that if a strange dog comes and stays with you it is a good omen, indicating a wealthy future. The dog is a talisman for protection against thieves, evil spirits and all kinds of illness. They are the guardians of the many temples and shrines in the Orient.