360,00€ – 525,00€
Dido was a Phoenician queen. On the death of her father, her succession was opposed by her brother
Pygmalion, who secretly killed her husband and took the throne in order to steal the treasure.
Dido left Tyre with an imposing entourage and embarked on an endless peregrination. Juno had promised
her a new land on which to found her own town, and had even told her that the place would be where she
would find the skull of a horse while digging in the sand on the beach.
When she finally set foot on the coast of Lybia, Dido was granted permission to remain from King Iarba,
and to take as much land ‘as the skin of an ox could hold’. And in fact, Carthage was known as ‘Birsa’, that
in Greek meant ‘skin of an ox’, and in Phoenician ‘rock’.
The Dido ring was created for strong women who have often had to make sacrifices during their lives. To
be strong does not mean to lack sensitivity, but sometimes in order not to break down it is necessary to
appear invincible before the world. Dido showed great determination by founding Carthage, – women
wearing her ring will surely be warriors in their lifetime.
Thanks to our configurator you can immediately view your jewel with the stones, materials and size you prefer.
To visualize the finished product you have to complete the whole configuration.
Handmade skull ring with shell in sterling silver 925, burnished and cold enamelled,
eyelashes and crown in 9 carats gold (375‰) with precious stones or crystals. Size 22x15cm.