Gemini pendant in 14k gold, molded from an ancient Greek coin.
In Greek Myth, Castor and Pollux (sons of Zeus and Leda) were known as the Gemini. They protected travelers and sailors, and were known to intervene during times of crisis. Opposite side has a sea-eagle grasping a dolphin with talons. Original coin from Istros, 400 - 350 B.C.
Measures approximately 12.5 mm x 15 mm on 18" chain
Handmade in Los Angeles by Kathryn Bentley.
Based in Los Angeles, Kathryn Bentley's aesthetic arises out of changing obsessions and visual research. Inspiration comes to Kathryn from past design movements, travel, artisans, flea markets, architecture and textiles.