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 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.
|Depiction||Owl of Wisdom|
|Historic Period||Era: Classical|
|Material||Solid Sterling Silver|
|Ring facet outer diameter||24 mm (15⁄16in)|
|Ring facet inner diameter||21 mm (53⁄64in)|
|Ring size||Custom size options available|