The hair sword inspired by the Goddess Athena is a unique and elegant accessory that pays homage to the wisdom, courage, and strategic prowess associated with Athena, the ancient Greek goddess of wisdom, crafts, and war.
Goddess Athena, often portrayed as a fierce and intelligent deity, is typically depicted wearing a helmet and carrying a shield and spear. She symbolizes strategic warfare, justice, and knowledge. Athena is also known for her association with the owl, which is considered a symbol of wisdom, foresight, and learning. The owl's ability to see clearly in the dark represents Athena's ability to see the truth and discern wisely.
The crescent moon on the hilt of the hair sword represents the lunar aspects of Athena's symbolism, signifying her connection to the night, wisdom, and strategic insight.
The two arrows on the crest of the hair sword symbolize Athena's association with warfare and strategy. In Greek mythology, Athena is often depicted wielding a spear and shield, and the arrows symbolize her skill in archery and strategic battle tactics.
The Greek key pattern on the handles of the hair sword is a motif often used in ancient Greek art and architecture. It consists of a continuous line, shaped into a repeated motif of interlocking right angles. The Greek key pattern represents infinity, unity, and the eternal flow of life, which aligns with Athena's stature as an immortal deity associated with wisdom, knowledge, and the enduring values of Greek culture.
Made from a steel and zinc blend. Nickel and lead free.
Measures 6.5" long