Pilgrim shellSantiago shell or scallop. Culmination of the pilgrimage to Santiago, symbol of good works, subjected to the Lord’s commandments, yoke of the Lord, symbol of Venus with the rebirth of people, webbed leg of a goose, initiatory recognition, Jacobean symbol. It is said that Santiago used a shell as a utensil to drink water on his pilgrimage.
Amulet; as a pilgrimage of the human being through this life, between venus which is rebirth, resurrection to death or overcoming the ego to give way to the authentic being. Simplicity and humility. To learn by making the pilgrimage to Santiago the example of Jesus in the resurrection which is to return to another life, or perhaps it was the ultimate sacrifice to teach that his example was unto death.