Estate Gold Coral Pendant and Pin

REF # CES721P4

Estate Gold Carved Coral Mercury God Pendant and Pin

This estate coral pin and pendant mounted with coral weighs exactly 45.0g and measures 50mm long, 49mm wide and 16mm deep. This meticulously carved versatile pin, thought to be much older than the frame, depicts the profile of Mercury, messenger of the Roman Gods, Lord of Wednesday and the root word for market, merchandise and merchant. Attributed with two names, Apollo and Hermes for its apparition as a morning star and evening star, Greek astronomers knew that both names referred to the same body. Hermes, the God of commerce, cunning, and invention, is usually pictured with wings on his cap and sandals, thought to be because he moved so quickly and after which the planet was named due to her fast paced revolution against the stars. Known as the patron saint of travelers, merchants, rogues and thieves, Mercury has been around since the third millennium BC and celebrated on May 15th, Mercury day when merchants sprayed holy water on themselves and their wares to ensure large ..More

This estate coral pin and pendant mounted with coral weighs exactly 45.0g and measures 50mm long, 49mm wide and 16mm deep. This meticulously carved versatile pin, thought to be much older than the frame, depicts the profile of Mercury, messenger of the Roman Gods, Lord of Wednesday and the root word for market, merchandise and merchant. Attributed with two names, Apollo and Hermes for its apparition as a morning star and evening star, Greek astronomers knew that both names referred to the same body. Hermes, the God of commerce, cunning, and invention, is usually pictured with wings on his cap and sandals, thought to be because he moved so quickly and after which the planet was named due to her fast paced revolution against the stars. Known as the patron saint of travelers, merchants, rogues and thieves, Mercury has been around since the third millennium BC and celebrated on May 15th, Mercury day when merchants sprayed holy water on themselves and their wares to ensure large profits. This finely constructed coral focal point is supported on the reverse with hallmarked 18k yellow gold, designed with a pleasing pierced openwork floral motif silhouette outfitted with a retractable bail and a retractable safety sliding lock safety clasp.

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Measurements: 50mm(L)x49mm(W)x16mm(D)
Weight:45.0g
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