1130 Large Mens Owl of Wisdom chevalier coin ring XL

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Owl of wisom coin ring
ancient greek coin ring jewelry, the owl of goddess athena

 ancient reproduction jewelry, greek coin ring depicting Athena's owl

 

 Background & History

The significance of the owl was the virtue of Wisdom. It was usually depicted accompanying Athena (Roman Minerva), the all important virgin Godess to whom perhaps the most significant shrine of classical antiquity, the Parthenon, was built in honor of. Her worship peaked during the golden age of Pericles 461 BC to 379 BC. It was during this inspiring age of wisdom that philosophy, architecture, medicine, theatre and the arts were first established as  fabric to society to set grounds to an array of social fundaments as they are today, whilst the radical concept of 'democracy' was also first fostered.

 The all knowing, all watching wise owl, inspired this progress and thereon became the embodiment of the creative wisdom of man, able to generate civilization in physical and spiritual realms. In tribute, it was depicted on various denominations of the tetradrachm in the 5th Century BC to reach every part of the known world and spread its important meaning. Today, more than 2 millenia later, this owl still has it's honorary place on the Greek 1 Euro coin.

 

tetradrach atheniangreek euro coin owl

 

 

 

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The classic design and quality of this ring makes this an item of jewelry that you will want to wear and enjoy for a lifetime. Very large, very impressive, very heavy.

 
Data sheet
Article groupRings
GenderFor Him
DepictionOwl of Wisdom
Historic PeriodEra: Classical
MaterialSolid Sterling Silver
Weight20 grams
Ring facet outer diameter24 mm (15⁄16in)
Ring facet inner diameter21 mm (53⁄64in)
Ring sizeCustom size options available

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