As researched by Dave and Ashley Willis, the above image is an ancient form of Hebrew.  Reading right to left we have animal teeth, a shepherd's crook, a crutch, and choppy water.

This means Shalom can be translated as "Breaking the authority established by chaos."

Link to Video  - Here is a link to the video explanation by Dave and Ashley Willis.  The whole video is very good and is about 45 minutes long.  The explanation is about 16 minutes in.