Artisan made medieval unicorn necklace.
Inspired by the Medieval Book of Beasts also called Bestiary which is a descriptive book on various real or mythical kinds of animals, especially a medieval work with a moralizing tone.
The unicorn is a legendary creature that has been described since antiquity as a beast with a single large, pointed, spiraling horn projecting from its forehead. The unicorn was depicted in ancient seals dating 3300 BC.
it was commonly described as an extremely wild woodland creature, a symbol of purity and grace, which could be captured only by a virgin. Its horn was said to have the power to render poisoned water potable and to heal sickness.
On this pendant is the Unicorn inside the letter U.
- Hand sculpted charm.
- Solid jeweler gold bronze charm.
- Soldered eyelet on top.
- Signed in the back by artist
- The pendant is about 7/8" x 5/8" or 20 mm x 15 mm.
- 14k gold filled
- Gold filled has 100 times more gold than plated. Does not rub off.
- Nickel free.