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Artemis Goddess of Wild Things Necklace with Diamond

$320
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Description

Artemis, Goddess of the Moon and Wild Things
 

Artemis is the Goddess of the Hunt, also known as the ‘Lady of the Wild Things’. Strongly associated with night and the moon, Artemis presides over wild animals and nature, hunting, and interestingly enough, childbirth and young children, especially girls—which is how she earned the ancient term ‘The Protectress of Dewy Youth’.

 

Famously disinterested in men and choosing a life of chastity, Artemis preferred to roam the mountains with a band of huntress nymphs and women, slaying wild animals (and occasionally impudent mortals) with her golden bow and arrow.

 

One day, after a successful hunt, Artemis and the huntresses were bathing in the wood when Actaeon, a mortal hunter, spied the goddess and her companions in their nakedness. Rather than brush it off or blame herself, Artemis caught him in the act and made an example of Actaeon by turning him into a stag.

 

Artemis is the perfect talisman for young women, wild women, willful, assertive, and powerful women.

 

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 1.5mm white diamond
  • 1 inch pendant diameter, 5mm bail
  • 18 inch rolo chain

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