These HANDMADE HORSESHOES have a natural authentic finish that will naturally age over time. Cast iron horseshoes have been a SYMBOL OF GOOD LUCK AND FORTUNE for centuries, the Horseshoe is perfect as a good luck gift at a wedding or as a symbol of Good luck, you could place one above your front door.
One of the most popular uses of cast iron horseshoes is as a WEDDING GIFT or decoration. It is said that giving a bride a horseshoe on her wedding day will bring good luck and prosperity to her marriage. The horseshoe can be hung above the doorway of the couples home or kept as a keepsake.
The horse shoe measures 9cm (H) x 7.5cm (W) | 3.5 inches (H) x 3 inches, the horse shoe has three predrilled holes and is SUPPLIED WITH THE FIXING SCREWS, meaning that it can easily be attached to a wall or door.
Cast iron horseshoes have also been used as charms for GOOD LUCK. It is believed that carrying a horseshoe in your pocket or purse will bring good luck and ward off evil spirits. In some cultures, horseshoes are even buried in the ground to bring fertility to the soil.
The history of cast iron horseshoes dates to the Middle Ages. During this time, horses were the primary mode of transportation, and their hooves were often subject to wear and tear from the rough roads. Horseshoes were developed as a way to protect the horses hooves and improve their performance.