Minotaur Bloodstone Intaglio 18K Gold Signet Ring
The formidable Minotaur, blending the fierce head and tail of a bull with the stature of a man, serves not only as the sentinel of the enigmatic Labyrinth but also as a symbol of overcoming life's intricate challenges. This iconic creature, set against the backdrop of a maze crafted by the brilliant Daedalus and his son Icarus at King Minos of Crete's behest, embodies the spirit of facing obstacles with courage and determination. Wearing this emblem speaks to one's own strength and resilience in navigating life's mazes.
The motif draws inspiration from the remarkable craftsmanship of sculptor Deran Wright.
Materials: Bloodstone intaglio set in solid 18K gold
Measurements: Approximately 17mm x 20mm
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