Spiral Silver Pendant

Crete
Solid Silver 999°
40.00
FA 000112
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We created a silver pendant in the shape of a spiral, inspired by the design that was found in a vase in the eastern Crete. The spiral is one of the most recognizable ancient symbols in Greece. A piece of art made of silver 999° with a satin black cord, a pendant of unique beauty, to wear in all your special occasions.

Dimensions: 3,5cm x 4cm

Take a look at the gold-plated 24K brass pendant (code: FX 004053).

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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:
32 gr
Includes:
Gift packaging - Description Greek & English
Material:
Solid Silver 999°
Subcategory:
Pendant
Weight:
15 gr

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