This cameo represents The Greek hero, Heracles or Hercules in roman. Son of Zeus and mortal Alcmere. This cameo represents his 7th labor where he captured the Cretan Bull. He is depicted with his olive-wood club. In the background his the two-headed god Janus, God of beginnings and transitions.
Handmade bronze medallion. Reproduction of a 17th c. cameo intaglio from the Grand Tour.
I make my own molds and do not use the technique of casting so each piece is individually made. Each piece is signed in the back.
Soldered bronze eyelet on top.
The medallion is 20 mm x 24 mm.
Different 14k gold filled chain length and thickness options are available.
The thin chain is 1.4mm.
The med chain is 2.3mm.
Gold filled has 100 times more gold than plated thus does not rub or peel off.
A 4mm black Greek leather option is also available.