Small Sterling Silver Shark Tooth. Many surfers wear a shark tooth around their necks as a charm or talisman to bring them good fortune, protection, and to keep away evil spirits. There's an Hawaiian legend of a young warrior who dove into the sea and fought with a sea god. He emerged victorious wearing a necklace of shark teeth. So, the shark tooth was interpreted to represent power and protection from the evil of the seas. Add power, and a touch of the ocean to jewelry with this detailed shark tooth charm.