Greek Gold Amphora Drop Earrings A pair of Greek gold earrings featuring an amphora drop pendant in garnet, sitting on a square base... Product #: AH-293 Regular price: $3,250.00 $3,250.00 Sold
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Greek Gold Amphora Drop Earrings

Product Code: AH-293
Length: 4.7CM

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A pair of Greek gold earrings featuring an amphora drop pendant in garnet, sitting on a square base. Featuring a large closed hoop to which is a attached a rectangular setting, with an emerald-coloured glass bead inside. Below is a gold flower consisting of nine filigree spokes. The drop pendant in the shape of the amphora hangs below the floral motif.

The amphora would allude to plenty and abundance, but also to the worship of Dionysus and god of wine, fertility and rebirth. The red of the garnet would also allude to the deep red colouring of...

A pair of Greek gold earrings featuring an amphora drop pendant in garnet, sitting on a square base. Featuring a large closed hoop to which is a attached a rectangular setting, with an emerald-coloured glass bead inside. Below is a gold flower consisting of nine filigree spokes. The drop pendant in the shape of the amphora hangs below the floral motif.

The amphora would allude to plenty and abundance, but also to the worship of Dionysus and god of wine, fertility and rebirth. The red of the garnet would also allude to the deep red colouring of wine as well as conveying further the idea of richness, plenty and lavishness.

Hellenistic Period, c. 3rd century B.C.   

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