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Medium Snow Lion Necklace // MAN — Regular price £180.00

The Medium Snow Lion is a sterling silver pendant; crafted from an antique Venetian coin, recovered and restored with Alighieri wax.

2.1cm in diameter
5 grams

Adjustable 20/22 inch sterling silver chain.

Questi parea che contra me venesse
con la test'alta e con rabbiosa fame,
si che parea che l'aere ne temesse

Inferno, canto i, lines 46-49

In the selva oscura -dark wood- Dante is confronted by a terrifying lion. His head held high, with a furious hunger, it seems as though the very air is trembling in fear of the wild beast. This encounter comes close to forcing Dante to turn away from the perilous journey. It is at this point that Virgil, his guide, appears to offer him counsel and companionship.

The Snow Lion Medallion is designed as a reminder to be courageous in acts that have great risk, and could very well end badly. 

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Please note, for made to order products, including rings and 9ct gold pieces, we require 21 working days.