sacred band

...the sacred band of thebes was a troup of select soldiers, consisting of 150 pairs of male lovers in ancient greece, which formed the elite force of the theban army in 4th century bc; since these men fought along side their beloved, the fighting spirit came from a deeper, more passionate and protective place...

...originally presented as rings from the early 1940's, these one-of-a-kind necklaces are carved from hematite, a stone known to absorb negative energy and convert it to more positive, protective, vibrations