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Aphrodite Goddess of Love Necklace with Garnet

$320
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Description

Aphrodite, Goddess of Love and Beauty

Aphrodite (called Venus by the ancient Romans) is the most universal of all the Greek goddesses, as all humans desire love—it comes as no surprise that there is an iteration of Aphrodite’s role in almost every polytheistic religion.

The ancient Greeks had many words to describe the different types of love, so it is no stretch that there might be more than one goddess to govern them all. Plato and Xenophon both make reference to two Aphrodites.

The ‘Celestial Aphrodite’ was born when the blood of Uranos fell from the heavens, striking sea foam, from which the goddess appeared. This was the goddess of pure, spiritual love of the body and soul that only grows with age.

Whatever form she takes, Aphrodite delights in nurturing all sorts of love. Wear the Aphrodite medallion when you're feeling amorous, going on a first date, or as a shining reminder that you are worthy of love, from others as well as from yourself.
 

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

  • Ethically sourced 3.5mm heart-cut rhodolite garnet
  • 1 inch pendant diameter
  • 18 inch rolo chain

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