Double headed ring Snake 18K GOLD plated 925 Silver reproduction of a jewel from the 1st century. BC, discovery of the excavations of Pompeii.
In Roman religion, the snake-shaped Genius (Lat. Genius) was the benevolent guardian spirit of the fate of families but also of individuals. A Pompeii the snake represented fertility and sexuality. Rings in the body of serpents linked to deities protecting health were very common in the era Roman.
Object inspired by antique jewelry.
- Material: 18K Gold Plated 925 Sterling Silver
- Weight: 8.2g
- Misure: IT 18 - Ø 19,10 mm
Produced in Italy
" Splendors The luxury of ornaments in Herculaneum ", edited by Francesco Sirano.
" Female beauty in Pompeii. Cosmetics and ornaments ", edited by Antonio D'Ambrosio.