Silenus, a figure from Greek mythology, is often depicted as a companion and tutor to the wine god Dionysus. Known for his wisdom and joyous nature, he is typically portrayed as an older, balding man with a fondness for wine and merry festivities. Silenus is commonly seen riding a donkey, symbolizing his connection to Dionysian revelry and the indulgent, carefree aspects of nature. Despite his often comical and drunken appearance, Silenus is also revered for his knowledge and philosophical insights, imparted in rare moments of sobriety. His character embodies the dualities of wisdom and folly, teaching lessons about the joys and excesses of life.
Approx. Dimensions : 19mm x 17mm
Approx. Weight: 10g
Each Olithica pendant is handcrafted in our Los Angeles studio. We use exclusively 925 sterling silver and fused 24K gold for all our pieces.