Winged Foot Talaria Earrings

$22.75

mini-talaria.pngThese earrings depict the winged sandals worn by the Greek god Hermes (Roman equivalent Mercury), and fashioned from Gold by Hephaestus (Vulcan), the god famed for crafts.

These sandals (talaria in Latin) were a symbol of Hermes, messenger of the Olympian gods. Among his many roles and epithets, Hermes was seen as a god of commerce, a protector of travellers, and a bringer of good things.

Rendered in a tastefully subtle two-toned finish of antiqued pewter and antiqued brass. Ear-hooks are surgical stainless steel.

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mini-talaria.pngThese earrings depict the winged sandals worn by the Greek god Hermes (Roman equivalent Mercury), and fashioned from Gold by Hephaestus (Vulcan), the god famed for crafts.

These sandals (talaria in Latin) were a symbol of Hermes, messenger of the Olympian gods. Among his many roles and epithets, Hermes was seen as a god of commerce, a protector of travellers, and a bringer of good things.

Rendered in a tastefully subtle two-toned finish of antiqued pewter and antiqued brass. Ear-hooks are surgical stainless steel.

Additional info

Weight: 10.0 Grams
Width: 8.0
Height: 12.0
Depth: 2.0
Dimensions (not including ear hooks): 3 cm long X 2.6 cm high X 1.2 cm wide
Other: Made in the USA of Genuine Pewter