CRESCENT MOON Antique Button Necklace - Sterling Silver Halo
This antique button necklace is cast in sterling silver from a treasured Victorian button. The crescent moon, symbol of the Greek Goddess Artemis and personified by the Goddess Selene, who drives a chariot across the sky, illuminating the air before her with her glowing crown. Symbols from Greek and other ancient history were popular in England after many 18th century travelers brought back art and artifacts from Europe and as far as Egypt on the Grand Tour.
Antique button pendant hangs inside a halo circle of hammered sterling silver.
- solid sterling silver chain
- button measures 1/2" wide
- hammered halo circle is 1 1/8" wide
- Stamped Compass Rose original