Gaia Molten Mini Medallion
Free shipping and returns
100% recycled solid gold or vermeil
3 year warranty
Fairly made, fairly priced
First, there was void, whose name is Chaos. Then sprung Gaia, verdant and lush, like pea shoots through snow. The first thing of substance was a woman. Gaia is the Earth personified, her name evokes images of magnificent carved canyons and meadows of tall grass.
She mothered so many, though Gaia herself sprung from a great nothing. She chose to be, for her children, everything she could not have. With no parentage to speak of, motherless Gaia had no well to draw from but the one inside herself.
Mother of the sea, wife of the sky, born with the abyss. When she laughs, the whole world shakes with her joy. Take a look at your mother when she laughs from deep in her belly. You may find she has a touch of this energy inside her.This molten gold medallion is inspired by the depiction of Tellus, the roman equivalent of Gaia, on eastern frieze of the Ara Pacis. Around half the size of the original Gaia Medallion, she is cast in 100% solid gold and can be purchased with or without a chain.
Why Solid Gold ✨
Solid gold is the best option if you:
1. Want to wear your piece forever or pass it down as an heirloom. Solid gold will last for centuries without degrading.
2. Want to invest in jewelry as an asset rather than an accessory. Gold traditionally appreciates in value and can always be melted down and made into a new piece
Unlike many brands, our gold is never hollow - it is always 100% solid, cast using the lost wax method, meaning there is a lot more gold in each piece.
Our gold is 100% certified recycled and each piece is handcrafted here in New York.
Product Details 🔍
100% recycled solid yellow, white gold, or 18k gold vermeil
15mm x 15mm (excluding bail)
If purchasing solid gold medallion, chain will also be 14k solid gold
If purchasing 18k vermeil medallion, chain will also be 18k vermeil
20 inch cable chain with lobster clasp
When will my piece ship? 💌
We keep a small inventory of some pieces - please check above the 'Add to Cart' button to see if your piece is in stock.
If not, it will display the estimated ship time so that we can custom make it for you in our NYC studio.
What does Traditional Retail Price mean? 💵
Excellent question! The majority of brands sell through stores like Neiman Marcus, Net-a-Porter and local boutiques - this is called wholesaling.
The standard formula is that retailers can purchase jewelry at 50% off the RRP. They then double that price and sell it on to you. There is also an agreement that the brand cannot undercut the retailers and offer lower prices on their own website, so no matter where you shop, it's always the same price.
We do not wholesale our solid gold pieces - we make them in NYC to order.
This means we can offer an amazing price without the retail markup. It's that simple :)
Gaia Molten Mini Medallion
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