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A stunning specimen of signet (inwardly carved) jewelry in Minoan rhythm
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 this mammal.
|Historic Period||Era: Minoan & Mycenean|
|Material||Solid Sterling Silver|
|Length (top to bottom)||16 mm (5⁄8in)|
|Width||15 mm (19⁄32in)|
182 Athena intaglio (seal) Ring$ 85.00
The ancient Greeks idolized intellect and spirit, while gods shared mortal passions and flaws to make themselves more accessible to humans. Beauty and harmony were truly at the heart of the ancient Greek civilization. This never fails to inspire our intellectual, scientific and spiritual worlds.
Each jewel uncovers an epic highlight from 5000 years of self-decoration and is curated with passion since 1928 by the Vaphiadis family, a virtuoso signature in the field for 5 generations. Our jewelry collection has been consistently preferred by various royalties, heads of state and international personalities and is also sold through a host of top world class museums such as the Louvre.
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