A distinctive pendant from the A. Leondarakis collection with a special symbolism.
The pendant carries an exact copy of an ancient Greek coin with a Gorgoneion on one side and a bull’s head on the other. In ancient Greece the Gorgoneion, depicting Medusa’s head, was an apotropaic device that protected the wearer by creating awe and disorientation. Apart from coins Gorgoneian could be found hanging on doors of houses and workshops, on the façades of temples and even on the leggings of Alexander the Great.
The pendant is skillfully handmade from solid 14K gold with a polished finish while the coin is made from solid 925 sterling silver. It is decorated with a lovely natural cultured pearl in a 14K gold setting.
On its back it carries the metal fineness stamps, the Workshop code ΩΙ34 and the ELKA quality hallmark (Hellenic Silver and Goldsmith Center).
It will be sent to you in a presentation box for you to keep or present as a gift.
Established in 1920, A. Leondarakis is a family run business with a long history committed in the production of quality, unconventional gold and silver jewelry with a recognizable identity.
The A. Leondarakis name ensures that this artifact was made with quality in mind and will be a possession to enjoy.
Length 3.5cm x Width 2.3cm (1.37″ x 0.90″)
Important notes: Please note that the item might not be in stock (please feel free to contact us for item availability). Items that are not in stock might take up to two weeks to ship. If the item is in stock we ship in a maximum of three days. Custom orders might also take up to two weeks to ship. Each item is handmade and not machine produced.