Meandros

73.00

Handmade in sterling silver 925 at our workshop in Athens.

The “Meandros” symbols can be found in many places in Greece. They symbolize infinity and unity. They were used extensively in Greek temples, but also on e.g. vases.

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Description

This bead is designed with the classic meander motif. Meanders are common decorative elements in Greek and Roman art. In ancient Greece, they appear in many architectural friezes, and in bands on the pottery of ancient Greece and onwards. The design is common to the present-day in classicizing architecture. The Meander name probably comes from “Meander River” in Asia Minor, which flowed out into the Aegean Sea at the ancient city of Ephesus. The pattern symbolized the rivers many twists and turns.

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Material

Sterling silver 925

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