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This magnificent woven strand necklace has a love knot to the front and leads to a ram's head finial at each end.

woven necklace with loveknot and rams

SKU: JV-067
  • dimensions

    Length to knot: 23/24cm each side. Drop from top of knot to tip of ram's noses: 9cm

  • about the symbolism of the love knot

    A symbol of love and commitment, the love knot, also known as the Hercules knot and reef knot, featured in ancient Greek and Roman weddings. Consisting of two strong, intertwined strands, it was tied as a protective amulet into the bride's wedding gown, to be untied by the groom. Hence derives our idiom of tying the knot. This tradition may have a mythological connection with the capture of Artemis' famous belt by Hippolyta, the Amazon queen.

  • about this collection of jewellery

    It has been a privilege to work with the Vaphiadis family since 2007. They are one of the best manufacturers of sterling silver jewellery in Greece.

    The collection is inspired by ancient Greek silver and gold coins, the art and jewellery of the Minoan civilisation, familiar symbolic motifs and images, and the animals that played a significant part in ancient Greek culture.

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