Men's Silver Satyr torc bracelet

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If horny festivities inspire your passions then read on! The capricorn heads are methodologically attributed to 'horny' all-entertaining festivities of Dionysus (Bacchus in Latin), the god of intoxication and debauchery. Sterling silver, heavy and exquisitely hand made to last for a lifetime. 

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265,00 €

  • STANDARD MALE for wrist 17.5cm-20cm (6.9"-7.8")
  • Custom sized (4-8 business days) see ITEM SPECS below for instructions

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This piece belongs to a fabulous range of torc jewelry made our dedicated workshop in Greece with a renown specialty towards torcs for over half a century. Such intricate and quality-made pieces demonstrate the characteristic unique value of greek artisan silversmithing with all its diachronic finesse.

Torc jewelry describes ancient jewelry that was open ended in the front (as necklaces or bracelets) and usually contained decorative ornate animal heads on either side of the opening. This motif renders the attributes of design and decoration of gold and silver artifacts from the archaic period. There are great similarities found between celtic and Greek torcs of this type, as this rhythm was known to have existed all over Europe. The oldest type of torc (or torque latin) jewelry known were excavated in classical Greek burial tombs. Famous celric torcs, later were also found in tombs of Celtic princes. Many historians argue that they were a sign of nobility while others suggest the torc to have been a decoration awarded to warriors for their deeds in battle. Before this predominantly masculine form of decoration, torc jewelry is know to have also been a feminine form of jewelry (before 4 B.C)

Pavel Petel and Andrey for esculpta 

The Capricorn is inspired from the cult of Bacchus (Roman) or 'Dionysus'. Worship of the horned goat (otherwise known as a capricorn) was strongly associated to Bacchian festivities particularly at the rituals of the winter solstice through-out the civilized world. During the festivities which sometimes lasted for weeks, men would disguise themselves with horned masks, drink plenty of wine and celebrate their 'anonymity' in large groups. During the celebrations, participants would release themselves totally and give in to some of their darkest passions. Dionysus, the god of intoxication and debauchery would allegedly overlook the celebrations performed in his honor.

Most famous of all the symbol and figures of this worship is the iconic symbolism of the Satyrs who were a troop of men accompanying Pan and Dionysus. The satyrs, famous for their appearance with large extended erections were flute players that roamed the mountains and in Roman antiquity they took on a goat-like appearance with horns. The myth of the Satyrs and the pagan cult of Dionysus is where the contemporary expression 'horny devil' comes from!

 
Item Specs
Category Bracelets
Metal 925 sterling silver
Weight Approx. 50g (varies as totally hand made)
Features Hand-made spring hinge
Inclusive Gift Pouch/Box Yes
Measuring your wrist size Pass a piece of string (or tape measure if available) around your wrist at its widest part firmly but not pinching the skin. Measure the string. This is your WRIST size (circumference). Your BRACELET will actually be a notch larger than this for comfort.
Silver pipe (shank) thickness 7mm (0.28 inches)
Custom bracelet sizing We can manufacture this item to your size for a bespoke fit. Instructions: 1) Select the 'custom size' option below, 2) complete checkout 3) contact us VIA OUR WEBSITE CONTACT FORM with your ORDER # and WRIST SIZE (not to be confused with bracelet size)
Manufacture Artfully hand-crafted in Greece in limited quantities exclusively for Esculpta.

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Men's Silver Satyr torc bracelet

If horny festivities inspire your passions then read on! The capricorn heads are methodologically attributed to 'horny' all-entertaining festivities of Dionysus (Bacchus in Latin), the god of intoxication and debauchery. Sterling silver, heavy and exquisitely hand made to last for a lifetime. 

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