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Chalice Well/Vesica Piscis Earrings

Chalice Well/Vesica Piscis Earrings

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The design on the wrought iron lid of the Chalice Well at Glastonbury is called "Vesica Piscis". The Chalice Well is the site of a very ancient, prehistoric sacred well; in later times it was believed to be the hiding place of the Holy Grail. According to legend this was also the Sacred Well of Avalon, home of the Priestesses of the Great Goddess of earlier, pre-Christian times; sacred to Bridgit, in whose honor Great Britain was named.

The design is comprised of two overlapping circles which intersect to form the outline of a fish - an early Christian symbol - or, when side by side, the vulva shape associated with the Goddess. The Vesica Piscis is a fitting symbol in that land, and time, where worlds intersect, where an experience of the grace of the transcendent God and the Sacred mysteries of the embodied Goddess come together.

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Each silver earring is 1 inch 18 GA .99 Silver with a .032 inch Sterling Silver wire, and each copper earring is 1 inch 18 GA Copper with a .032 inch Niobium wire. Since 1972, Quick Silver Mint has been creating authentic handmade medallions, available through their catalog and at festivals throughout the United States. Now, the designs are available here as earrings. Please check out the Learn More page or our Design Brochure to learn more.