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Piece of the Week: Emily Weld Collins’ Amulet

CollectionsSep 23, 2022

Piece of the Week: Emily Weld Collins’ Amulet

Inspired by antique coins, it depicts a “hippocamp” from Greek mythology.

Emily Weld Collins delivers a new spin on ancient jewelry motifs that is a nod to the past but unique to her brand.

A rarely revisited aspect of Greek mythology? The hippocamp, a sea creature with a horse’s body and fish’s tail, like a larger version of a seahorse.

This “Piece of the Week” pendant features a spinning medallion that is inspired by the engravings of an ancient Phoenician coin.

The front (pictured at top) depicts three Greek soldiers holding shields, sailing on a war ship with a lion’s head at the prow, and a hippocamp swimming below.

The back of the medallion (seen below) showcases a more common scene depicted on ancient coins—a lion attacking a bull, symbolizing strength.

The reverse of the Hippocamp Amulet Charm
The reverse of the Hippocamp Amulet Charm

Crafted in recycled 18-karat yellow gold, the “Hippocamp Amulet Charm” features pops of color thanks to custom-cut lapis, turquoise cabochons, and round diamonds.

Priced at $2,950, it’s available on the Emily Weld Collins website

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Ashley Davisis the senior editor, fashion at National Jeweler, covering all things related to design, style and trends.

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