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Magic Sator Square Gold Talisman Necklace


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The SATOR Square was first discovered in the ruins of Pompeii, dating back to at least 79 BCE and is the earliest 2D palindrome ever recorded - able to be read backwards, forwards, up and down. Modern historians are mystified by the true purpose of the square, but it is believed to have magical uses.

 

The SATOR Square was often found carved on the walls of ancient houses all over Roman territories as a symbol of protection and a spell to ward off evil spirits, fevers and hexes. 

 

The word square contains five latin five-letter words that can all be read backwards and forwards, up and down. The words are: Sator Arepo Tenet Opera Rotas.

 

The words themselves have perplexed scholars for centuries, especially Arepo, which is not a Latin word, but believed to be a name. Thee most common translation of the square is ‘the farmer/gardener (SATOR) AREPO holds (TENET) and works (OPERA) wheels (ROTAS). (The Gardener Arepo holds and works the wheels/plough). Obviously, this makes little sense, which is why it is believed to have a hidden Roman meaning that has been lost to time. 

 

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

Details:

25mm x 25mm gold  talisman
Chain length: 20 inches
Chain type: 1mm spiga chain

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