The pendant measure approx 2 1/2" long x width at its widest is 1 1/2"
The pendant contains 1 facetted Amethyst crystal, at the back of this crystal there is a raised gallery so light can pass through the crystal making it sparkle
The pendant is supplied without a chain but we do have chains for sale in our shop
All metal is Chrome, Chrome is short for Chromium, one of the 91 naturally occurring chemical elements. It is less expensive than silver, harder and more durable. It is also able to take a high polish which is what gives it that smooth perfect mirror look finish. Unlike sterling silver it is less likely to need cleaning so is a perfect choice for making jewellery
The caduceus is typically depicted as a short herald's staff entwined by two serpents in the form of a double helix, and is sometimes surmounted by wings. This staff was first borne by Iris, the messenger of Hera. It was also called the wand of Hermes when he superseded Iris in much later myths.
In later Antiquity the caduceus might have provided the basis for the astrological symbol representing the planet Mercury and in Roman iconography was often depicted being carried in the left hand of the Greek god Hermes (Roman god, Mercury, the messenger of the gods, guide of the dead and protector of merchants, shepherds, gamblers, liars and thieves.
The caduceus is sometimes erroneously used as a symbol for medicine, especially in North America, due to confusion with the traditional medical symbol, the rod of Asclepius, which has only a single snake and no wings