Vis à Vis Jewelry Shield of Medusa Earrings
These bronze stamped earrings tell the final story of the Gorgon monster, Medusa, who had snakes for hair and a gaze that turned onlookers into stone. The Vis à Vis Shield of Medusa Earrings show Medusa’s severed head, placed on Athena’s shield and used as protection on the battlefield. Since ancient Greek civilization, her severed head has been used as a symbol of protection.
- Handmade bronze cameo reproduction. Mold made from a cameo from the neoclassical revival era.
- Signed by the artist.
- 14K gold-filled ear wire. Soldered bronze eyelet.
- Patina added from contrast.