sacred band

the sacred band of thebes was a troupe 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 1930's and 40'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