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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 the 100 eyed giant Argus to guard Io from Zeus.


• Handmade cameo pendant

• Reproduction of a 17th c. cameo intaglio from the Victorian Grand Tour.

• Solid yellow bronze also called jeweler gold bronze pendant.

• Bronze bail soldered in the back.

• The medallion is 40 mm x 40 mm

• Signed in the back by artist.

• 14k gold filled chain.

• Gold filled has 100 times more gold than plated thus does not rub or peel off.

• Nickel free

• 4 mm wide black genuine Greek leather option.

Hermes Rescuing Nymph Io from Argus - Cameo Pendant

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