Mars and Rhea Silvia Glass Intaglio Pendant
In Roman mythology, Mars, the formidable god of war, was captivated by the beauty and grace of Rhea Silvia, a devoted Vestal Virgin. Despite her sacred vow of chastity, Rhea Silvia succumbed to Mars' charms, an encounter that resulted in the birth of twins, Romulus and Remus. These twins were destined for greatness, becoming the legendary founders of Rome. Their story is marked by drama and divine intervention, symbolizing the strength and resilience that would come to define the Roman Empire.
Approx. Dimensions : 30mm x 25mm
Approx. Weight: 6g
Handcrafted in Los Angeles with vibrant amber colored glass following an ancient Roman recipe, masterfully hand finished, and set in 925 sterling silver.
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Melding ancient techniques reminiscent of blacksmiths from 2500 years ago with contemporary craftsmanship, we produce jewelry that exudes character, grit, and a deep-rooted sense of history. Our creations appear as though they have awakened from a millennia-long rest beneath the earth. This blend of time-honored and modern methods makes our process highly labor-intensive. Every component is attentively fashioned by artisan hands, ensuring that beauty and strength converge seamlessly. As a testament to our hand-made approach, each Olithica piece showcases subtle variations in color, texture, and shape, epitomizing a truly unique modern heirloom.