Medusa amulet - for women wild and protecting
Our Medusa pendant gorgon head lets guess, which powerful qualities were attributed to this goddess. She is considered as furious, wild, terrifying and lethal. Medusa herself was one of three gorgons, mortal, symbolises feminine knowledge, creates new life and gives up old things. Originally she was considered as a bewitching beauty and protected the ?golden apple? (paradise) of the goddess of mothers Hera. But because of her love play with Poseidon and the discovery by Athena the life of Medusa as a beauty ended.
On our pendant Medusa you find those above mentioned characteristics of Medusa as well as her hair out of snakes. She was considered as the protector of women and symbolises as the goddesss of the wild look, may masks and white blood. To the marks of our pendant Medusa gorgon head belong among others:
- material: pewter
- diametre: ca. 2,4 cm
- equipment: black strap
- including jewellery box
Until today women arte fascinated by the change and characteristics of Medusa. Many consider the self-confident appearance against animosities for her personal material art. Think with your students, which role are expected from women by the society, when women speak about attacks and which handling could be sensible.
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