A delightful pendant based on this iconic Minoan piece.
The original of this piece was discovered at Chryssolakkos, the burial ground outside the palace of Malia on the island of Crete. It represents two bees, (or wasps or hornets), with wings raised, holding a honeycomb of fine granulated gold between their legs, sipping from a drop of honey or nectar.
The pendant is thought to date to ca 1800 BC and is in the museum in Heraklion, Crete.
It's All Greek's collection of Minoan jewellery is inspired by the art and jewellery of the ancient Minoan civilisation, centred on Crete and Santorini/Thera.
|dimensions etc||Drop: 2.6cm Span between tips of wings: 2.6cm Please note that chains are not supplied.|
Malia honeybees pendant (small)
- Code: JM-60P
- Status: In Stock
- ex UK VAT: £125.00