Real Solid Gold Rod of Asclepius Neckalce in 14K and 18K with Natural Ruby and Moisanite.
Simple, subtle, delicate, and beautiful are just a few key words to express this necklace. Keep the symbol of associated with healing and medicine close to your heart. Perfect when worn alone or layered with other dainty necklaces.
This is a perfect gift for your Medical Student or a Doctor in your life. Doctors and medical workers absolutely love this necklace due to it's original design and high level of craftsmanship put into making this one of a kind piece of Precious Jewelry.
This beautiful necklace is currently available in multiple metals-(14K yellow gold, white gold & rose gold). As well as different chain lengths; maybe she likes to wear the chain up higher (16" will be perfect) or a bit lower on the chest (18") Whatever length you need, we have you covered! Just request it during checkout process.
Great gift idea for any occasion including: a birthday gift, anniversary gift, bridesmaid gift, maid of honor gift, a thank you gift, graduation gift, "friends forever" friendship gift, the list goes on!! It's a perfect gesture for multiple occasions. We truly believe here at Bambino, to gift with quality handmade items that will last a lifetime rather than something disposable and cheap that will sit in a landfill. Gift with meaning, gift with love ❤ ❤ ❤
The actual pendant itself measures approximately 1.6 inches in height and 0.50 inches in width. (40.6mm x 12.9mm)
-Available in your choice of 14K White, Yellow and Rose Gold, as well as 18K Gold.
-The Red stones are Actual Natural Rubies and - 22 Gems 0.24 Ctw
-The White Stone on the Top of the Necklace is a Moisanite.
-All orders are processed within 4 - 7 business days!
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The following information is from a wikipedia article. The link is provided below .
• The Rod of Asclepius takes its name from the god Asclepius, a deity associated with healing and medicinal arts in Greek mythology. Asclepius' attributes, the snake and the staff, sometimes depicted separately in antiquity, are combined in this symbol.
• The most famous temple of Asclepius was at Epidaurus in north-eastern Peloponnese. Another famous healing temple (or asclepeion) was located on the island of Kos, where Hippocrates, the legendary "father of medicine", may have begun his career. Other asclepieia were situated in Trikala, Gortys (in Arcadia), and Pergamum in Asia.
• In honor of Asclepius, a particular type of non-venomous snake was often used in healing rituals, and these snakes – the Aesculapian snakes – crawled around freely on the floor in dormitories where the sick and injured slept. These snakes were introduced at the founding of each new temple of Asclepius throughout the classical world. From about 300 BCE onwards, the cult of Asclepius grew very popular and pilgrims flocked to his healing temples (Asclepieia) to be cured of their ills. Ritual purification would be followed by offerings or sacrifices to the god (according to means), and the supplicant would then spend the night in the holiest part of the sanctuary – the abaton (or adyton). Any dreams or visions would be reported to a priest who would prescribe the appropriate therapy by a process of interpretation. Some healing temples also used sacred dogs to lick the wounds of sick petitioners.
• The original Hippocratic Oath began with the invocation "I swear by Apollo the Physician and by Asclepius and by Hygieia and Panacea and by all the gods
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