Jewel with leonine protome, inspired by the jewels found in Pompeii.
The protome was an artistic representation which saw the depiction of the front part of an animal (and in some cases also people) as leone , bull and ram which were often used in ornaments and moles jewels . The latter were mainly made of gold, to show their belonging to the highest social classes. The sculpted images always referred to subjects considered as amulet i. In fact, the lion was the emblem of strength, royalty, courage and pride.
The pendant with lion protome in 925 silver plated air 18K, is a splendid gift idea that encloses the power and wisdom in a pendant to always wear around the neck.
Royal one Beautiful fragment of history
- Material: 18K Gold plated 925 silver + emerald green glass paste
- Weight: about 11g
- Size: 2.7x2.8cm
Artisan product made in Italy.