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Zoom Clio Muse of History Necklace |  Necklaces - Common Era Jewelry
Zoom Clio Muse of History Necklace - COMMON ERA
Zoom Clio Muse of History Necklace - COMMON ERA
Zoom Clio Muse of History Necklace - COMMON ERA
Zoom Clio Muse of History Necklace - COMMON ERA
Zoom Clio Muse of History Necklace - COMMON ERA

Clio Muse of History Necklace

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♺  Ethically crafted from recycled metals in our RJC-certified studio

♡  Every sale helps an animal in need

Story

Clio (ancient: KLEYE·oh, but more recently KLEE·oh) is the ancient muse of history. Her name stems from the Greek root κλέω/κλείω meaning “to recount.” Clio reaches through you and into the past, opening doors long shut, brushing away dust collected on bookshelves, retelling the tales of the ancients. She brings inspiration to those who would not only celebrate history, but use its lessons to craft a more beautiful future.

As the muse of history, Clio is most often pictured with a book or parchment, a laurel crown and a lyre. This handcrafted pendant depicts Clio in an original etching from 1832, accompanied by all three of her symbols.

The trademark Common Era raised molten rim frames the pendant, which is suspended from a finely-woven Italian-made spiga chain.

Product Details:

  • Available metals: 18k Gold Vermeil, Sterling Silver, 14k Solid Gold 
  • Pendant dimensions 25mm x 10mm
  • Chain length: 20 inches 
  • Gold Vermeil chain: 1mm spiga chain included with Gold Vermeil pendant
  • Solid 14k gold chain: 1mm cable chain can be purchased with solid gold pendant

About Our Metals

18k Gold Vermeil
Solid 925 sterling silver plated with a 3 micron thick layer of 18 karat gold. Five times thicker than industry standard gold plating and composed entirely of precious metals. Gold Vermeil is a French technique that is a significant step up from regular gold-plated jewelry, which is most often made from cheap brass with a thin flash-plating of gold.

14k Solid Gold
Solid gold is an investment that lasts forever and is perfect to be passed down through generations, historically appreciating in value. Each solid gold piece is made to order within 4 - 6 weeks in our NYC studio.

Sterling Silver
Solid 925 sterling silver with a rhodium plate to help prevent tarnishing.

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We use only conflict-free gems and 100% recycled gold and silver. All collections are crafted in our RJC-certified studio - the highest level of ethical and sustainability certification there is.

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3% of all profits are donated to the Animal Welfare Institute, and we maintain additional ongoing donations to other organizations such as Slaughterhouse Survivors.

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We are 100% woman-owned and independent. We do not have any outside investors and are entirely self-funded.

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