This unique choker necklace is called Men, which means ‘eagle’ in Mayan.
In the Mayan culture the Eagle (Men) represents power and strength, uniting in itself the symbolism of the Sun and the Moon. The Sun is the masculine principle, the Moon is the feminine one. So, the eagle is the image of unity and integrity.
A pendant in this Men (Eagle) set is hand-made by a local Yucatec artist from a bull bone. Elena Nahum Leroy framed this beautiful piece with authentic vintage Baltic amber and jade. Amber is usually referred to sun energy due to its colours and yellowish translucent look. The classical names for amber are connected to a term ēlektōr meaning “beaming Sun”. According to myth, when Phaëton son of Helios (the Sun) was killed, his mourning sisters became poplar trees, and their tears became amber (elektron).
Wear this unique Men (Eagle) necklace thinking about Mayan culture and harmony.
Bone, Baltic Amber, Jade, Sterling Silver
Hand-made by artists from Mexico and BC, Canada