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1199 Hand Braided Silver Ram Torc Bracelet

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Memorizing archaic Ram's head torc bracelet. A museum quality reproduction in 925 Sterling Silver 

This piece belongs to a fabulous range of torc jewelry that our workshop boasts a specialty towards. Such intricate and quality-made pieces demonstrate the characteristic unique value of Greek artisan silversmithery with all its diachronic finesse.
Torc jewelry describes ancient jewelry that was open ended in the front (as necklaces or bracelets) and usually contained decorative ornate animal heads on either side of the opening. This motif renders the attributes of design and decoration of gold and silver artifacts from the archaic period. There are great similarities found between Celtic and Greek torcs of this type, as this rhythm was known to have existed all over Europe. The oldest type of torc (or torque latin) jewelry known were excavated in classical Greek burial tombs. Famous celric torcs, much later were also found in tombs of Celtic princes. Many historians argue that they were a sign of nobility while others suggest the torc to have been a decoration awarded to warriors for their deeds in battle. Before this predominantly masculine form of decoration, torc jewelry is know to have also been a feminine form of jewelry (before 4 B.C)

Beautifully crafted with vivid detail, completely hand-made.

 
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Article groupBracelets
GenderFor Her
DepictionRams
Historic PeriodEra: Hellenistic
MaterialSolid Sterling Silver
Bracelet fitStandard female. 15 cm - 17 cm wrist (5 &15/16 inches - 6 & 11/16 inches) - Fits most ladies
Chain width5.8 mm approx (varies slightly as hand woven)

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1199 Hand Braided Silver Ram Torc Bracelet

Hand Braided Silver Ram Torc Bracelet

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