Pegasus 9ct Gold Charm

  • Pegasus 9ct Gold Charm
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INFOFACTS - Pegasus, in Greek mythology, a winged horse, son of Poseidon, god of the sea, and the Gorgon Medusa. Pegasus sprang from Medusa's neck when she was killed by the hero Perseus. Shortly after its birth, the magic steed struck the ground on Mount Helicon, and on the spot a spring, later sacred to the Muses and believed to be a source for poetic inspiration, began to flow. All longed in vain to catch and tame the creature, and this became the obsession of Bellerophon, prince of Corinth. On the advice of a seer, Bellerophon spent a night in the temple of the goddess Athena. As he slept, the goddess appeared to him with a golden bridle and told him that it would enable him to capture Pegasus. When Bellerophon awoke, he found the golden bridle beside him, and with it he easily captured and tamed the winged horse. Pegasus thereafter proved to be a great help to Bellerophon and aided the hero in his adventures against the Amazons and the Chimaera. Bellerophon was overcome by his own pride, however. When he attempted to fly to the top of Mount Olympus to join the gods, the wise horse threw him, leaving Bellerophon to wander disconsolately about, hated by the gods. Pegasus found shelter in the Olympian stalls and was entrusted by Zeus with bringing him his lightning and thunderbolts.

9CT GOLD PEGASUS charm which measures approx 20 x 20 x 7mm and weighs approx 2.8g

ALL 14CT and 9CT GOLD charms are fully Assayed/Hallmarked at Birmingham's Assay Office,please allow up to 7 days for delivery

All 14CT and 9CT Gold charms are sent fully insured using either Special Delivery(UK Mainland) or International Registered Delivery at no additional shipping cost


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