The Ant was considered sacred in both ancient Greek and Roman cultures. The Greeks worshipped Myrmex, a goddess in the form of an ant, the Romans the goddess Cecere, who’s main attribute was the ant. A symbol of hard and untiring work for the common good, the Ant has tremendous physical strength and resistance at the service of the community. The Ant embodies the promise of success achieved through commitment.
Roman, red jasper intaglio, Private Collection
CōDICEDS jewels are the result of manual processing and finishes that give each object a unique set of characteristics. Therefore replicas of the same model may not look identical and any differences that may result are not to be considered as flaws.