Often considered the 27th letter of the alphabet, this symbol, the Ampersand has come down through history as far back as the 1st Century AD. It makes great reading how the "X, Y, Z, and per se and" became pronounced “ampersand”. And for us jewelry designers, we can see it as a bridge of ideas in our beading. Like Awareness and Love. In a wrap bracelet, you can string three charms close together or space them out over several wraps, but still be able to read their message. It would also look fantastic on a chain...even by itself! Made in America by TierraCast of metal both lead and nickel-free, these charms are considered hypoallergenic.