▴ A matte gold plated laurel wreath dangling from a delicate gold filled chain adorned by white freshwater pearls and blue hematite tubes. 16 inch chain.
▴ As an integral part of the composition of triumph, the laurel ele-ment was always presented in the hands of the goddess Victoria. The goddess was often shown at the moment of crowning gods or emperors. By crowning the Roman emperors heads and marking them victors, as a motif, wreath became dominant factor in glorification, triumph and apotheosis.
▴ Hematite grounds and protects us. It strengthens our connection with the earth, making us feel safe and secure. It endows us with courage, strength, endurance and vitality. A "stone for the mind", Hematite stimulates concentration and focus, enhancing memory and original thought.
▴ Pearls symbolize wisdom acquired through experience. They are believed to attract wealth and luck as well as offer protection. Known for their calming effect, pearls can balance one's karma, strengthen relationships, and keep children safe. The pearl is also said to symbolize the purity, generosity, integrity, and loyalty of its wearer.