Meaning: St. Jacobs shell was symbol of undergoing the most popular pilgrimage: to Santiago de Compostela. Custom of sewing shell to clothing was known earlier but this badge dates 1450-1500 (it is replica of finding from Tolsende).
“Just the place for a Snark!” the Bellman cried,
As he landed his crew with care;
Supporting each man on the top of the tide
By a finger entwined in his hair.
“Just the place for a Snark! I have said it twice:
That alone should encourage the crew.
Just the place for a Snark! I have said it thrice:
What I tell you three times is true.”