Large dolphin brooch.
The dolphin in Minoan culture was adored and worshipped for its man-loving nature.
The Minoans who loved the sea also used this animal as an emblem emblem of speed and aggression on Aegean daggers and upon the decoration of ships.
This large and exceptionally impressive piece is hand-made from finely finished solid sterling silver.
|Historic Period||Era: Minoan & Mycenean|
|Material||Solid Sterling Silver|
|Length (top to bottom)||55 mm (2 and 11⁄64in)|
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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