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Kerri Halpern, de­signer and owner of US-based Mad­Stone De­sign, presents a unique col­lec­tion ti­tled Mad­stone Mythol­ogy that pays trib­ute to the fa­mous gods and god­desses of Greek/Ro­man mythol­ogy. “Each jew­ellery piece in this col­lec­tion is de­signed to em­body the essence of the god or god­dess I re­fer to, in­cor­po­rat­ing sym­bol­ism used in art and lit­er­a­ture,” notes Halpern. Highly cre­ative, the de­signer brings to­gether un­usual gem­stones com­bined with mas­ter­ful met­al­smithing. The jew­ellery is wild, whim­si­cal, en­er­getic and ut­terly adorable.

Apollo, the youth­ful god of sun ra­di­ates with a bril­liant fire opal cen­tre stone sur­rounded by a melange of faceted sun­stones, white di­a­monds, yel­low and orange sap­phires and carnelian bul­lets that il­lu­mi­nate bright rays and sun­bursts stream­ing out of...

Bac­chus, the Ro­man god of wine is repli­cated by a wine-red tour­ma­line cush­ion-cut cen­tre stone with a sur­round of pur­ple, green and blue sap­phire brio­lette grapes and dot­ted with amethyst, gar­net and pur­ple sap­phire pavé de­tail­ing. The sides of the...

Athena, the god­dess of wis­dom, skill and war, is em­bod­ied by a shield de­signed with co­gnac di­a­monds sur­round­ing a med­ley of sun­stones, tour­ma­lines and sap­phires.

Me­dusa, the ser­pent-headed mon­ster, takes the form of a bril­liant snake with orange sap­phire eyes sur­rounded by white di­a­monds, and a body set with tsa­vorites and co­gnac di­a­monds. This de­sign also hon­ours the 2013 Chi­nese Zo­diac, “Year of the Snake.”

Aphrodite, the god­dess of love and beauty, is sym­bol­ised as fem­i­nine drop ear­rings fea­tur­ing a sun­burst pat­tern with man­darin gar­net sur­rounded by white di­a­monds, yel­low and pink sap­phires. The mo­tifs sus­pend dou­ble drops made of mar­quise-cut Im­pe­rial...

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