Owl Athena Minerva Roman Costume Drop Dangle Earrings Gold Finish .5LPN# 10061
The owl is often associated with Athena or Minerva in ancient Greek and Roman mythology. Here the owl is used as an emblem of Athena adapted from ancient imagery. The owl looks out with enlarged eyes. Details of the feathers handsomely decorate the head and chest.
Animals, birds and fish designs adorned the houses of wealthy Romans in their mosaics, architecture and jewelry. These owl earrings have been inspired by these designs found in ancient Rome. Roman ladies loved to wear jewelry. It was usually made of gold, silver, pearls and colored stones like amber, topaz and jet. They wore necklaces, earrings, bracelets, tiaras and rings.
- Owl of Minerva Athena Drop Dangle Earrings is made from 22ct gold plated with hypoallergenic ear wires. PN 10061.
- Measures 1 1/2 in L x 5/8 in W including earwires. Owls alone are 3/4 in L x 5/8 in W.
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