Victorian Cameo of Goddess Artemis
This beautiful cameo of a woman is carved into amethyst glass is said to be an Victorian Era depiction of the Goddess Artemis.
Artemis was the daughter of Zeus, twin to Apollo and is the revered Greek Goddess of the hunt. The bear was sacred to her as she ruled over wildlife and the natural world. She is also known as the Goddess Diana.
Mourning jewelry dates back to the 16th century with popularity reaching an all time high during the Victorian era. Pieces were created or purchased to honor the death of a loved one and mourn their passing.
Pendant measures 1.25 inches tall & is attached to an 18 inch black moonstone rosary chain.