Sunday, October 14, 2012
The 3 Graces Goddesses in Cameo Form
These detailed carved antique cameo sterling earrings are of the 3 graces. (Neoclassical mythological three charites, daughters of Zeus – identified as Euphrosyne, Aglaea and Thalia - who were said to represent beauty, charm and joy. The Graces presided over banquets and gatherings primarily to entertain and delight the guests of the Gods. These beautiful mythological works of miniature are are from the early 1900's.