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Georgian Cupid & Psyche Wax Seal Necklace

$700

Cupid is the Roman name for the god of love, who in Greek mythology is known as Eros. Psyche is a mortal woman who becomes his wife. Her name, "Psyche," translates to "soul" or "breath" in Greek. Here, butterflies pull Cupid's chariot; they emphasizing themes of transformation, spiritual growth, and the transcendent power of love in the human experience.

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  • Materials

    10k gold (tests), glass, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1820

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    3/4" x 1/2" fob, 18" chain

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please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.

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