The owl is a creature sacred to Athena, Goddess of the Night in Ancient Greek mythology and offers guidance through the dark Underworld.
Briar Bestiary, a Compendium of Beasts. During Ancient Times, throughout the Middle Ages and now across the Modern World, the creatures from myths and legends do lurk. Let them befriend you. You may receive a sprinkling of their magical powers.
All pendants come with a chain, green satin pouch and comprehensive, explanatory leaflet in a cellophane bag.
Approximate size: 2.5" x 1.75" ca 6,3x 4,4 cm
Originating in the ancient world, Bestiaries were made popular in the Middle Ages. Illustrated volumes described various real or imaginary animals, often having symbolic significance and accompanied by a moral lesson.
Our Briar Bestiary collection picks some of the world’s favorite representations, and brings them to life in beautiful pendants and brooches. Each pendant comes on an 18” chain. Made from allergen-free zinc alloy with crystal embellishments.