Medusa's Veil Ring
$ 1,430.00 USD
From the latinized Medousa meaning guardian or protector, in Greek mythology, ill-fated Medusa, once a beautiful mortal, was turned into a snake-haired powerful creature by the goddess Athena. Any creature to gaze upon Medusa would petrify and turn to stone.
Medusa embodies a connection between beauty, rage, femininity, and horror. Mythology is ever-evolving and ambiguity is the hallmark of sacred myth; history has since unravelled the story of Medusa from her canonical origin. Medusa, crowned with venomous serpents, endowed with a fatal gaze, shifts from sufferer to protectress, no longer subject to victimhood but strong and powerful in her metamorphosized form.
Made by hand in our Montreal studio.
Original design. Distressed and oxidized gold Medusa head, available in size 4 - 9.
Details are oxidized by hand with patina that will soften over time.
14K yellow gold.
Size 8 in stock, all other sizes are made to order - lead times approximately 6-8 weeks