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Jewelry of this collection also shows ancient motifs dating back to biblical times.
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| Atlantis - Pendant, female |
A protective shield against negative energies is formed by this female Atlantis pendant.
| Atlantis - Pendant, male |
This male Atlantis pendant influences the subconsciousness in a very positive way.
| Hecate - Pendant |
Personal changes and spiritual growth will be boosted by the Greek Goddess Hecate.
| Lilith - Pendant |
Whenever help is needed Lilith, the legendary first wife of Adam, grants assistance.
| Ouroboros - Pendant, Pewter |
This pendant displays the world serpent Ouroboros which symbolizes security in life.
| Ouroboros - Pendant, Silver |
The mystic snake ouroboros entwining this pentagram regenerates vitality and preserves health.
| Pan - Pendant |
This pendant showing the Greek god of nature Pan raises your personal attractiveness.
| Pentalpha - Pendant |
The perfect geometry of the Pentalpha supports in finding harmony and stability.
| Tribal Cross - Pendant |
Formerly shamans used this tribal cross to increase their endurance, willpower and determination.
| Venus and Mars - Pendant |
The angels of Venus and Mars are believed to encourage in becoming well-balanced.
| Venus Pentagram - Pendant |
This pentagram being a pendant of the Goddess Venus bestows love and friendship.
| Atlantis - Ear studs |
According to ancient Egyptian belief these Atlantis ear studs grant luck in love.
| Diana - Tiara |
This tiara is devoted to the goddess Diana symbolizing the absolute feminine principle.
| Atlantis - Set with pendant and ear studs |
Terrestrial radiation and negative powers are shielded by this Atlantis jewelry set.
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We were always fascinated by pieces of jewelry designed according to historical artwork and magical and other old motifs are a main area of our jewelry collection until today. Nowadays we all are surrounded by designs and motifs from all over the world which we usually choose according to visual aspects without considering the original meaning and symbolism of the various depictions. For sure the beauty of the different designs and materials is a good reason for selecting them but the affinity to a special piece of jewelry or art craft can be enhanced if one knows its deeper meaning and its origin. For this reason we always placed value on the accurate representation and information explaining the various pieces of jewelry in our collection.
Since the beginning of mankind jewelry served several different purposes. Already before the invention of money it was for example used as a kind of currency, as a status symbol or as a valuable asset that even could be passed on to future generations. Many pieces of jewelry also had a functional purpose like it is the case with fastenings for clothes, safety pins and belt buckles. However, at a more spiritual level the jewelry also had a symbolic meaning, showed the affiliation to and the status in a social group, and was worn for the protection from evil or simply to show one's own taste.
Since jewelry is such a diverse cultural asset the meaning of a given piece can depend on the point of view and beliefs of its creator. For example many cultures developed pieces of jewelry showing to others whether its wearer is married or single: In our Western world these are the wedding rings while in African countries e.g. special bracelets or necklaces are worn for this purpose. Whether we are talking about weddings jewelry or talismans and amulets that were used for protection - often the decorations and materials determine the symbolic meaning of a piece of jewelry.
Not only the used symbols and decorations differ strongly between the cultures - a huge number of different materials were also used in the course of time. In the beginnings especially shells and pearls of wood and bone were used, because these natural materials were readily available and could easily be processed. Later the precious metals silver and gold became more and more important and also the use of precious stones increased. Nowadays all possible materials are used to underline the meaning of a piece of jewelry even further thereby creating pendants and other jewelry that could not be designed using traditional materials.
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We feel committed to the historical development of jewelry and are especially interested in the meaning of old symbols and pieces of jewelry - therefore we try to constantly extend our range of jewelry with pieces that are unique in their beauty and meaning. Naturally we select fascinating designs from all cultures and epochs, so that everybody can find the piece of jewelry that appeals to him.