The ’Garlic’, charm pendant is hand crafted in 18K yellow gold, hallmarked in Cyprus. It comes in a highly polished finish as well as set with VS white Diamonds of totaling to 0.22 Cts. It can be bought separately in both the plain gold or Diamond version as well as attached on a flexible single hoop cuff and/or linear, 40 cm long, chain. The linear chain is hand crafted from bits of 18K gold wire and features a handmade spring closure.
Garlic was widely used by the Ancient Greeks as a powerful charm against sorcery; also according to ancient philosopher Pliny, by the ancient Romans, against venomous snake bites. The ’Garlic’, charm, pendant is part of the designer’s ‘Charmed’ collection that draws inspiration from the collective unconscious and the universal language of symbols, transcending the ages and cultures.