The talisman for lovers, Aphrodite (called Venus by the ancient Romans) is the most universal of all the Greek goddesses.
The ancient Greeks had many words to describe the different types of love, so it is no stretch that there might be more than one goddess to govern them all. Plato and Xenophon both make reference to two Aphrodites.
The ‘Celestial Aphrodite’ was born when the blood of Uranos fell from the heavens, striking sea foam, from which the goddess appeared. This was the goddess of pure, spiritual love of the body and soul that only grows with age.
Whatever form she takes, Aphrodite delights in nurturing all sorts of love. Wear the Aphrodite medallion when you're feeling amorous, going on a first date, or as a shining reminder that you are worthy of love, from others as well as from yourself.
- 18k Gold Vermeil or 14k solid gold
- Ethically sourced 3.5mm heart-cut rhodolite garnet
- 1 inch diameter
- 18 inch rolo chain
18k Gold Vermeil
Solid 925 sterling silver plated with a 3 micron thick layer of 18 karat gold. Five times thicker than industry standard gold plating and composed entirely of precious metals.
Each Common Era piece is handcrafted by master artisans in a Responsible Jewelry Council-certified atelier. The brand uses silver that is at least 90% recycled, and 100% recycled solid gold. All gems are conflict-free and natural - and they do not use human-made gemstones. Common Era donates 3% of their annual profits to the AWI (The Animal Welfare Institute) who focuses on reducing animal suffering caused by humans. AWI programs include rescuing pets from violence and abuse, ending the hunting of endangered species, and ending cosmetic animal testing.
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