“Apollo’s Tear” Necklace

Old Tibet amber with 24k yellow gold, suspended from a 18kt gold chain  

Old Tibet ambers are sacred items to practicing Buddhism and help one’s spiritual practice and keeping a peaceful mind.  Paloma’s inspiration for this piece was the Greek myth in which Apollo’s wife and daughter who cried for 4 months after the death of Apollo’s son...their tears, the myth says, became amber Apollo was died, Paloma used melting gold over the amber to symbolize that the deepest love can even melt the sun. 

 

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