This special lava bracelet features Renaissance and Greco-roman philosophers, artists, and emperors. Each cameo was sold as a set, as they look very correctly juxtaposed. The lava follow a neutral hue pattern, from cream, to chocolate, to a special blue-gray that is just delicious.
This bracelet would've easily commemorated a trip to Rome or Italy, and could have been made by a man or woman.
Dante: Author of Dante's Inferno. Italian poet, prose writer, literary theorist, moral philosopher, and political thinker.
Michelangelo: Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, and poet who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art.
Petrarch: Italian scholar, poet, and humanist whose poems addressed to Laura, an idealized beloved, contributed to the Renaissance flowering of lyric poetry.
Bernini: Italian artist, arguably the greatest sculptor of the 17th century, known for having developed the Baroque style of sculpture.
Cicero: Roman statesman, lawyer, scholar, philosopher and Academic Skeptic, who tried to uphold optimate principles during the political crises that led to the establishment of the Roman Empire.
DaVinci: Artist and engineer who is best known for his paintings, notably the Mona Lisa (c. 1503–19) and the Last Supper (1495–98).
Materials and Features: Dante, Michaelangelo, Petrarch, Bernini, Cicero, DaVinci (left to right)
Age/Origin: English, c. 1860s
Measurements: 63 grams, 7.75" wrist, about 2" in length, each cameo 1.5" in width
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