In geometry, an octagon (from the Greek oktágōnon, or "eight corners") is an eight-sided polygon or 8-gon. In everyday life, the octagon is a significant geometric shape and symbol throughout human history...
It is said that the The greek philosopher Pythagoras believed the "eightness" of the Octagon was the Embracer of Harmonies and linked it to safety, steadfastness and everything that was balanced in the universe.
The octagon is currently represented in buildings from ancient ones to modern churces and temples. Did you know that the Tower of the Winds in Athens, Greece is the oldest known octagon-shaped building, constructed approximately in 300 B.C?
This charming silver bracelet was found in the early 20th century and is associated with the number 8, which means joy and eternal life. If you are looking for a signature gift, this is exactly what you are looking for - an exact certified copy of a bracelet on display in the Ethnographic Collection at the Historical Museum of Crete.
Its is a totally thoughful gift that will light up your friend's life and show that they are appreciated and loved - and you'll probably want to get one for yourself now that you are thinking about it. Handmade, so limited quantities available!
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Partner: The Historical Museum of Crete
Product Code: 007-323
6.8 & 7.3 cm.
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