Wash-Thy-Sins Silver & Gold Ring
A stunningly rich Sterling Silver and 18K gold men's ring, bearing a deeply meaningful inscription around its perimeter.
"Νιψον ανομηματα, μη μοναν οψιν" ; the Greek phrase meaning, "Wash away thy sins, not only thy faces".
Often found around Baptismal basins, this palindrome is particularly famous for having been inscribed above a fountain in the courtyard of the famous Church of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople (present day Istanbul in Turkey) during the Byzantine era (395 AD to 1453 AD), this inscription appears in a number of churches and monasteries throughout Europe (usually inscribed in all capitals) which creates the mirror-like effect represented on these unique cufflinks.
A powerful statement, a gentle reminder. The carefully detailed & symmetric central cross completes the face of as a timeless seal. Around the precious and evocative seal, a highlight of 22K gold braid crowns this heirloom ring. The shank of the ring contains scrolling and graduates down to a width of 0.14".
Size in stock: 11 Please inquire about other sizes.
A Designs by Melikos exclusive.