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Euterpe Muse of Song Necklace

$240
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Description

Euterpe (yu·TUR·pe) is the ancient muse of song and music, known to inspire musicians and lyricists through the centuries. Diodorus Siculus, a historian from the first century BCE, tells us, “ she gives to those who hear her sing delight.”

 

Euterpe’s divine inspiration will strengthen your voice and guide your pen. She is the muse of those who find sense in melody, who are meticulous in their care for their craft, and who seek to harmonize with others.

 

As the muse of song, Euterpe is most often pictured with an ancient instrument such as the Aulos or Lyre, wearing a laurel wreath of triumph. This handcrafted pendant depicts her in an original etching from 1832, holding a lyre and crowned by laurel.

 

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

Materials

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. Read more

Product Details

  • Pendant dimensions: 25mm x 10mm
  • Chain length: 20 inches
  • Chain style: 1.2mm spiga with lobster clasp

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