Through our study of the origin of wrist wear, we learned about multiple ancient civilizations, and we found that the use of gemstones, precious metals, and cultural symbols is what defines jewelry for humankind.
We have taken those timeless foundations and combined them with state of the art crafting techniques and contemporary design.
It starts with a raging molten fire to smelt the silver to do the bidding of its maker. Pouring the scaldingly hot liquid into its mold that has been perfected over months.
Abrupt cooling hardens the silver into a rough preliminary shape. Now it's master starts polishing, surprisingly gentle for someone with big battered and scarred hands, a sign of skill and experience among artisans.
This process is repeated again and again until slowly a shape starts to emerge from the crude pieces of silver.
These segments of silver are then sent to other artisans. A stonemaster has been carefully preparing his gemstones, fashioning them into a unique rose cut cushion. Now the time has arrived to set the stones on the silver segment, delicately balancing the strength of the hold and maximizing the amount of gemstone that can be shown.
Meanwhile, silver artists are busy soldering the silver symbols on the segments, soldering it so tight and clean that it looks as if they have become one.
These modern-day pieces of craftsmanship are waiting to be put together to the exact wrist size of their future owner. Individually they are but a sign of skill and mastery; together they form an unending circle of the human drive always to grow and expand.
Here are some of the top features you can enjoy:
- High-End Gemstones
This Varnos contains Black Spinel. One of the most elegant and dazzling black gemstones, associated with the rebellious and the revolutionary.
Made with only the best materials, crafted by skilled artisans. Custom sized for your wrist size in the Netherlands.
From the custom gemstone cut, to the segmented design and symbols everything about our Varnos bracelets is unique, yet based on ancient designs.
We have paired this stone with four important Roman symbols, The Scorpion, The Labyrinth, The Oak Tree & The Owl of Minerva.
The Labyrinth was a symbol worn to trap evils spirits and protect their wearer from harm. The evil can never escape the puzzle of the Labyrinth.
The Owl of Minerva was a symbol associated with the Goddess, Minerva, and the wearer is said to have great wisdom and knowledge.
The Oak Tree was a symbol that meant strength, power, and endurance for Romans. It would be worn to prove you are an unshakable force in adversity.
The Scorpion was the symbol of Rome’s most elite soldiers, the Praetorian Guard. They used it to strike fear into their enemies, and nobody got in their way.