Minoan Honey Bee Earrings

SKU: 005440
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390,00 €
Product Weight: 3.6 gr
DIMENSIONS
lenght 3.50cm/1.38inch,max width:2.10cm/0.83inch

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Product Category: Earrings, Minoan Honey Bee - Melissa


Ancient Greek Minoan Honey Bee Earrings, a reproduction of the original pendant in 14k gold.One of the most famous archaeological finds all over Crete.A superb specimen of Minoan goldsmithing with granulation and filigree technique.The original pendant was found in Chrysolakkos, Malia.(Middle Bronze Age 1800-1600BC) and it is exposed to the Heraklion Archaelogical Museum. The design of ach earring represents two bees storing away a drop of honey in a comb. in Greek language the name of the honeybee is called Melissa.This beautiful pair of 14k gold bee earrings use the smallest size of the total 5 dimension of the bee collection.Any custom order for another size of honey bee size can be easily be produced.The lever back lock is machine made and it is safe and easy to use instead the pair of the honey bees are handmade.All of our jewelry are produced to our workshop at the center of Athens.


Material
Gold 14K
Stones
Without stones
Collection
Bee
Historical Period
Minoan 3000-1000BC