Historically, serpents and snakes represent fertility or a creative life force. As snakes shed their skin through sloughing, they are symbols of rebirth, transformation, immortality, and healing. The ouroboros is a symbol of eternity and continual renewal of life. This whimsical polymer clay snake is wrapped around a genuine quartz crystal to protect it. He measures approximately .83" inch high. This is a one of a kind, handcrafted item and the photo is actual item being offered.