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Christine Alexander Fine Jewellery

Regular price £170.00

Behold, the 9ct Gold Moon & Star Necklace, a true gem that flaunts not one, but two distinct and utterly enchanting charms! Crafted from the finest 9ct Gold, this necklace screams quality and is the epitome of versatility, ready to grace your neck for everyday elegance or those special occasions when you need a dash of extra pizzazz.

Now, let's talk charms. First up, we've got the Cubic Zirconia star charm, positioned ever so slightly off-centre, adding a touch of whimsy and uniqueness to this exquisite piece. And then, there's the crescent moon charm, playfully dangling from a loose bale that allows it to gracefully glide along the chain. It's a necklace that's as simple as it is versatile.

At 18 inches in length, it's just the right size to complement your neckline without overwhelming your look. And let's be honest, it's the perfect canvas for these mesmerizing charms.

Now, for a bit of history – the star and crescent symbol. You've probably seen it around in various historical contexts, but it's perhaps most famously associated with the Ottoman Empire. However, its roots go way back. It made its debut in the Hellenistic period, around the 4th to 1st centuries BCE, popping up in the Kingdom of Pontus, the Bosporan Kingdom, and the city of Byzantium. Talk about a star-studded history!

But it doesn't stop there. Coins featuring these symbols, both separately and combined, have quite the ancient lineage, possibly harkening back to even older Mesopotamian imagery. It's made the occasional cameo in late medieval and early modern heraldry as well.

Fast forward to the 19th century, and you've got the iconic Ottoman flag, boasting a white crescent and star against a bold red backdrop. And guess what? That design is still waving proudly as the flag of the Republic of Turkey, albeit with a few minor tweaks.

Now, in more recent times, the star and crescent have sometimes been tagged as a "symbol of Islam." But let's not jump to conclusions, because this interpretation hasn't been embraced by everyone. Muslim commentators have often called it erroneous or unfounded.

So, there you have it – a necklace that not only dazzles but also carries a piece of history. Adorn yourself with this delightful 9ct Gold Chain Link Necklace, and let your style shine like the star you are. 🌟✨

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