The Melissa Long Necklace is a fashionable piece inspired by the symbolism of the bee in Greek tradition and mythology. The bee, known as Melissa in Greek, represents wisdom and diligence, embodying the virtues of hard work and productivity. And it is cute!
Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this necklace features a charm made of Sterling Silver 925, finished in a high-quality vermeil plating and a long chain that allows for versatile styling options.
In Greek Mythology, the nymphs Amalthea and Melissa were entrusted with the care of baby Zeus when he had to stay hidden in a cave in Crete. Amalthea, often depicted as a goat, provided Zeus with milk, while Melissa, whose name means "bee" in Greek, fed him honey. The milk and honey provided by these nymphs nourished Zeus, allowing him to grow strong and eventually become the king of the mythological Greek Gods.
Designed and Made in Greece
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