Greek Phaistos Disc Earring with Vergina Sun
These symbolic earrings handmade in Greece feature two symbolic emblems in one pair. The top pendant represents the Phaistos disc from the Minoan Palace on the Greek island of Crete. It is dated to the middle or late Minoan Bronze Age, around 1700BC and depicts 242 symbols stamped in a spiral pattern. To this day it is one of archeology’s most famous mysteries. The lower pendant is an emblem of the Vergina Sun. It is a distinct solar symbol appearing in ancient Greek art from the period between the 6th and 2nd centuries BC. The Vergina Sun has sixteen triangular rays.
The Phaistos disc is .50" / 13mm. Choose with the Vergina Sun 12mm or 14mm.
They hang 1 3/4” /4.5cm from the ear.
You can choose to purchase them in 24K Gold Vermeil or .925 Sterling Silver.
Gold vermeil is .925 sterling silver plated with 24K gold.
Made in Greece by Rosana