Mellona is the protector of beehives and bees according to Roman mythology. She avenges those for whom honey represented a means of livelihood when they were robbed or when a beehive was tampered with. This small beetle with a honeycombed shell is the perfect idealization of the protector.
This item is available until October 31, 2018 for the duration of our exhibition BIOPHILIA: EXPRESSIONS IN METAL.
18k yellow gold
SKU # 205-10077
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