Born in Cyprus, Aphrodite’s birthplace, the Berlin based brand Sister curates and designs products from the island of Cyprus, supporting the local craftsmanship and breathing life back into century-old, artisan trades.
Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of love, beauty, pleasure, and fertility. Her Roman equivalent is the goddess Venus. Many believe that her worship came to Greece from the Middle East, whose own versions of the goddesses of love were known as Ishtar and Astarte.
According to Greek mythology, Aphrodite was born in Cyprus and was the daughter
The Idol of Pomos, is a prehistoric sculpture from the Cypriot village of Pomos. It dates back to the Chalcolithic period, around the 30th century BC. The pagan sculpture represents a woman with her arms spread and is a cult image representing a fertility or mother goddess. These idols were worn as amulets around the neck, just as this idol wears a small copy of itself. Over one hundred cruciform figures have been discovered which were made in southwestern Cyprus during the period 3000-2500 B.C.
- Handmade in Cyprus
- Material: 925 sterling silver, gold plated
- Colour: yellow gold
- Clasp: eyelet
- Size: 29mm x 15mm
All our products are handmade and may have slight imperfections, which make them even more beautiful and charming.