Lion and Sun 925 Silver Necklace
The Lion and Sun (Persian: شیر و خورشید, pronounced: shir o khorshid) is one of the main emblems of Iran (Persia), and formerly was an element in Iran’s national flag. The motif, which illustrates ancient and modern Iranian traditions, became a popular symbol in Iran in the 12th century.The lion and sun symbol is based largely on astronomical and astrological configurations: the ancient sign of the sun in the house of Leo, which itself is traced back to Babylonian astrology and Near Eastern traditions.
A Persian necklace refers to a piece of jewelry that originates from Iran, which has a rich history of jewelry-making. Persian necklaces often showcase intricate designs, exquisite craftsmanship, and the use of precious metals and gemstones.
Traditional Persian necklaces often incorporate elements inspired by Persian art and culture. They may feature motifs such as floral patterns, calligraphy, geometric designs, or representations of mythical creatures like birds or lions. Common materials used in Persian necklaces include gold, silver, enamelwork, pearls, turquoise, and various gemstones like rubies, emeralds, or sapphires.
Lion and Sun 925 Silver Necklace Details:
- 925 Sterling Silver lion and sun necklace inspired by Persian art
- Silver 3cm chain
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