Hand-carved and cast links completed with a handmade toggle clasp. Weighty metal chain that feels rich on the skin. Inspired by traditional ancient Roman chain pieces. Created using the lost-wax casting process. Named after Astrea, the Roman goddess and “star maiden,” who lived among mankind during the Golden Ages. This bracelet features a flow of 3 link shapes woven together, whereas its brother the Janus chain features uniform singular links. (see photo for comparison) Available in 3 lengths: 7 inch, 8 inch and 9 inch, as bronze or sterling silver. Inquire for custom options.
Astraea was known to the ancient Greeks and Romans as the goddess of justice, innocence, purity and precision. Her name translates to “star maiden” or “starry night. According to myth, Astraea will one day come back to Earth, bringing with her the return of the utopian Golden Age of which she was the ambassador.
*** In most cases, pieces are made to order. Please allow 2-3 weeks for completion/delivery.