Gorgoneion Protection Pendant - Sterling Silver
$142.00 USD $142.00 USD
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Olivia sources ancient and rare coins from the back streets of the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul, Turkey. She re-creates designs with them to make modern-day, wearable art. In Ancient Greece, the Gorgoneion was a special apotropaic amulet showing the Gorgon head, used most famously by the Olympian deities Athena and Zeus: both are said to have worn the gorgoneion as a protective pendant.
Handcrafted and individually cast. Each piece is unique, which we believe gives its beauty. Sterling silver, nickel and lead free. Includes chain.Pictured in the last photo, you can see the size of this pendant. Size of pendant 1.2cm x 1.2cm.