This oxidized sterling silver ring features the classic icon of an owl ( koukouvagia ), which is the traditional Greek symbol of wisdom - with gleaming blue non-precious stone eyes.
Oxidized silver is produced naturally when oxygen reacts with silver. Precious sterling silver reacts to oxygen very easily, and and will have a darker appearance. Oxidized sterling silver jewelry has a nice contrast and vintage feel as the finish lacks shine and sparkle.
Made in Greece
Sterling Silver (925 Stamp), Oxidized
Owl approx. 10mm (.39 in) x 18mm (.71 in)
Choose from the available listed sizes above. (No children's sizes available.) If you are unable to select your desired size when ordering online, please contact us and we would be happy to help you place a special order over the phone.
How to find your ring size: Wrap a string around your finger one time and measure the length. Find the measurement in the size chart under circumference.
In Greek and Roman mythology, Glaucus (Greek: Γλαῦκος, Glaukos, "glaring (eyes)") is the symbolic owl of Athena or Minerva, respectively. Often referred to as the "owl of Athena" or "owl of Minerva", it accompanies Minerva in Roman myths, seen as a symbol of wisdom because the owl is capable of seeing even in the dark and of vigilance because the owl is awake at night.