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Power Woman: Ktisis

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Meet our first Power Woman, Ktisis. While it is true she is a mythical figure, this Greek goddess of generous donation or foundation very much embodies The Brilliants ethos.

Because few objects survive from the Bronze Age, we can learn about jewelry through art! This beautiful mosaic graces a wall of The Metropolitan Museum of art, dated 500 - 550 BC.

Pearls and sapphires were favorites among Byzantine ladies and this set is timeless, made 500 - 700 BC.