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A delicate double-axe pendant engraved on both sides with a geometric line decoration.

Labrys is the term for a double-headed axe, known in ancient Greece as a pelekys. The axe was a recurrent motif in the art and frescoes of the Minoans on Crete and appears to have been used exclusively by Minoan priestesses as a ceremonial item. Of all the Minoan religious symbols, the labrys was the holiest.

To find such an axe in the hands of a Minoan woman would indicate that she held high status.

It's All Greek's collection of jewellery is hand-made in Greece. Please note that chains are not supplied.


dimensions etc Drop: 3cm Width: 1.8cm Please note that we do not supply chains.

labrys double-axe pendant (small)

  • Code: JM-77P
  • Status: In Stock
  • £165.00

  • ex UK VAT: £137.50