This cameo represents the God Hermes freeing Io from Argus. Io was a nymph seduced by Zeus, who changed her into a heifer to escape detection from his wife Hera. Hera, then send Argus to guard Io from Zeus.
Handmade solid yellow bronze medallion. Reproduction of a 17th c. cameo.
The cameo is 40 mm x 40 mm
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. Bronze bail soldered in the back.
Different 14k gold filled chain length and thickness options are available.
The med chain is 2.3mm.
The thick chain is 3.5mm.
Gold filled has 100 times more gold than plated thus does not rub or peel off.
Also, a 4 mm wide black genuine Greek leather option.