Handcrafted from an antique intaglio from the 1700-1800's, this talisman features Eos, the Goddess of the Dawn, opening the gates of heaven so that her brother Helios, the sun God, could ride his chariot across the sky every day. She brought forth the hope of a new day.
In Homer, her saffron-colored robe is embroidered or woven with flowers; rosy-fingered and with golden arms, she is pictured on Attic vases as a supernaturally beautiful woman, crowned with a tiara or diadem and with the large white-feathered wings of a bird.
The talisman is just over 1” round fine silver with 22k gold accents and hangs from a 14k gold-filled medium hammered cable chain with a lobster clasp closure. The entire necklace measures 18” long with a 2” extender chain for those who like necklaces up to 20 inches long.
Each piece of jewelry from The Silver Acorn comes packaged in a tasteful gift box with a meaning card ready for gift-giving.
Handcrafted in my studio in Spokane, Washington, each symbolic wax seal item from The Silver Acorn is hand-stamped in reclaimed fine silver or bronze and will be slightly different and uniquely yours.
Handcrafted from an antique intaglio from the 1700-1800's, this talisman features the god Apollo chasing after his love, the maiden Daphne. Daphne refused his advance and her father turned her into a bay laurel tree. Still enamored with Daphne, Apollo...
Handcrafted from an antique intaglio from the 1700-1800's, this talisman features the Three Graces who symbolize charm, beauty and creativity. According to Greek poet Pindar, these enchanting goddesses were created to fill the world with pleasant moments and goodwill. The...
Handcrafted from an antique intaglio from the 18th century European Grand Tour, this talisman necklace features Cupid and Psyche – symbols of everlasting love. Venus, the goddess of love and beauty, was very jealous of Psyche, the most beautiful woman in Sicily,...