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The Hieroglyphic Talisman

The Hieroglyphic Talisman

Regular price $750.00
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Materials: Labradorite, Zirconia, Vermeil Gold.

Every Rafael Indiana product is handcrafted by artisans in Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, from wax making each piece unique. We believe it gives the product its authentic ancient beauty. Every design comes with a unique story.

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The Hieroglyphic Talisman is a poetic approach to the use of hieroglyphic elements in the eternal transmission of stories and myths. Despite hieroglyphs widely associated with Ancient Egypt, hieroglyphic inscriptions were also present in Ancient civilizations along the shores of Greece and Turkey. Indeed, hieroglyphs were found in the Ancient Palace of Knissos, in Crete; and Luwian hieroglyphs around Modern Izmir and Cappadocia. This piece of fine jewelry exudes the storytelling power of hieroglyphs with intaglio on a labradorite, framed in vermeil gold. On the back is engraved the Latin locution "Ad Astra Per Aspera" meaning "through hardships to the stars".

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Due to the handmade nature of our products, there may be slight variations in color and craftsmanship. Every Rafael Indiana piece of jewelry is unique and the symbiosis of the best materials and the highest form of craftsmanship. Every gemstone is sourced ethically and sustainably from exclusive suppliers. Each piece is then carefully crafted by hand, in the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul with the uttermost respect to the integrity of the materials: the result is a museum quality artifact made to last.