Spiral Pendant, Gold-plated

Crete
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The Spiral is one of the oldest symbols and it was used since the Stone Age in Greece. The design of the spiral is inspired by an vase, that was found at the eastern Crete. A piece of art made out of gold-plated 24K brass and offered with a black satin cord.

Dimensions: 3,5cm x 4cm

Take a look at the silver pendant (code: FA 000112).

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The spiral is one of the oldest symbols and it was used since the Stone Age in Greece. It is one of the strongest - historic symbols of the ancient greek civilization and it declared the Greek origin of all things that bear it, especially before the classic period of the gold century and beyond.

The spiral is unwound through myths, religious beliefs and legends. It is etched on rocks and in prehistoric megalithic monuments. The ancient Greeks were aware of the great mystical meaning of the spiral, so they drew it everywhere. From the temples and the shields of warriors, the depiction of the hairstyle on the gorgeous head of the Kouros statues, and on the ornament for the ancient women's hair and jewelry. It has been found painted on frescos in ancient Thera and also on many vessels from the Minoan age, that were discovered in Crete and Santorini.

Area:
Crete
Date:
1500 - 1450 B.C.
Details:
with black satin cord
Dimensions (WxHxD):
3,5 cm x 4 cm
Gross Weight:
28 gr
Includes:
Gift packaging - Description Greek & English
Material:
Gold-plated 24K Brass
Subcategory:
Pendant
Weight:
12 gr

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