From Knossos to Santorini, in all parts of the known Minoan civilization and across the Aegean sea, art-work featuring dolphins is considered as some of the most characteristic of Minoan culture. The peace-loving Minoans considered the dolphin as a highly sacred animal and frequently depicted the playful interaction between man and dolphin.
This ring is an intaglio ring, meaning that the carving is inwards and will make a positive seal or signet impression if pressed in wax.
|Gender||For Him or Her|
|Historic Period||Era: Minoan & Mycenean|
|Material||Solid Sterling Silver|
|Ring facet height||16 mm (5⁄8in)|
|Ring facet width||15 mm (19⁄32in)|
|Ring band width||4 mm (05⁄32in)|