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The “Green Man” gilt silver ring

The “Green Man”  gilt silver ring
The “Green Man”  gilt silver ringThe “Green Man”  gilt silver ringThe “Green Man”  gilt silver ring

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Fire gilt silver ring , probably Europe ca 1550-1580.The legend or mythology of the Green Man
The mythology of the Green Man developed independently in the traditions of separate ancient cultures and evolved into the wide variety of examples found throughout history.It’s rooted in ancient pagan belief systems, and is primarily interpreted as a symbol of rebirth, representing the cycle of growth each spring.
Although it might originate in paganism, there are plenty of early churches with Green Man motifs, including one built by the Templars in Jerusalem in the 12 th century.
Ring size : “K” + 1/2 = US 5+1/2

Listing ID: 54352e50fed3c0e4

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