Faeries were originally worshiped as minor goddesses, such as nymphs or tree spirits. Over time they have remained in Pagan Folklore as metaphors for the night sky and stars. They now are reputed to frolic in woodlands and grant good wishes to those who believe in and see them. Each band comes on a braided leather adjustable thong and is packaged in a cello bag with an organza pouch and comprehensive leaflet with all meanings. Hengebands are made of pewter and embellishments on a leather braided cord. Approximate size: 3.25" x 1"