Hand carved charm in cuneiform spelling the Mesopotamian goddess Inanna or Ishtar.
Inanna is an ancient Mesopotamian goddess associated with love, beauty, loving, war, justice, and political power. She was originally worshiped in Sumer and was later worshipped by the Akkadians, Babylonians, and Assyrians under the name Ishtar. She was known as the "Queen of Heaven" and was the patron goddess of the Eanna temple at the city of Uruk, which was her main cult center. She was associated with the planet Venus and her most prominent symbols included the lion and the eight-pointed star.
Cuneiform is the earliest writing system and was used in Ancient Mesopotamia by the Sumerian, Assyrian, Babylonian, Akkadian,... to name a few.
- Hand carved pendant.
- Solid yellow bronze also called jeweler gold bronze pendant.
- Signed in the back by artist.
- The charms are about 1" long.
- 14K gold filled chain.
- Gold filled has 100 times more gold than plated thus does not rub or peel off.
- Nickel free.
- Each piece is fired individually thus sizes and colors may vary slightly from the listed pictures.
*** Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin. There is no nickel and is hypoallergenic and antimicrobial. It is not coated in gold. It is the natural color of yellow bronze. Bronze does oxidize over time and is easily polished.
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