Handcrafted from an antique intaglio from the 18th century, this talisman features an octopus – a symbol of protection and good luck.
In the Victorian era, sailors wore octopus medallions to ward off evil. Seamen understood the eerie magic of the octopus. Its black ink-jet expulsions and other-worldly appearance struck awe and terror in the observer, making it a great and powerful talisman.
The fine silver talisman is approximately 1” round and hangs from a sterling silver chain. The entire necklace measures 17” 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 her 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,...