This necklace is inspired by Janus, who was considered by the Romans as the God of Beginnings, and his name was an obvious choice for the first month of their year...a month referred to by the Ancient Romans as Ianuarius, which is not so far removed from the modern-day "January," taken from the Etruscan word jauna which means "door." Originally, however, Janus was honored on the first day of every month, in addition to being worshipped at the beginning of planting season and again at the harvest.
This necklace is on a 16 inch chain.
Handmade in Austin, TX by an all female team of makers.
Finished in 14k yellow or white gold with the highest quality luxury finishing.
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