/ Spotlight on Snakes: Contemporary Jewellery Inspired by Ancient Cultures /
It's no secret that jewellery has a long tradition throughout various cultures and civilisations. Many of our artists are inspired by these ancient traditions, and we've noticed quite a few of our jewellers turning their focus to the use of snake motifs!
Snakes and serpents have been used across many cultures and religions to signify a range of things. We've witnessed it used as a symbol of power, to represent regeneration and transformation (due to the fact that a snake sheds it's skin), to symbols of fertility and strength in battle.
Contemporary jewellery often references the traditions that have preceded us. Celebrating ancient notions, we're shining a light on some of our favourite serpent-inspired pieces in the gallery.
The Uroboros ring by ORAÏK draws on a powerful symbol that has been used throughout art for millenia, that of the snake biting it's own tail, representing eternity