Caduceus Earrings Rod of Asclepius...
Caduceus Earrings Rod of Asclepius...
Caduceus Earrings Rod of Asclepius...
Caduceus Earrings Rod of Asclepius...
Caduceus Earrings Rod of Asclepius...
Caduceus Earrings Rod of Asclepius...

Caduceus Earrings Rod of Asclepius Symbol of Medicine Medical School

CRS055
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These beautiful earrings are made of solid 925 sterling silver and feature the Caduceus, an ancient symbol of medicine, as well as the Rod of Asclepius, a symbol associated with healing and medicine. The earrings are expertly crafted and designed to showcase intricate details and delicate engravings.

The earrings measure 35x13mm (1.37"x0.51"), making them a bold and eye-catching accessory. They are perfect for anyone in the medical field or anyone who appreciates the significance of these symbols.

These earrings are made of high-quality sterling silver, ensuring durability and longevity, so you can enjoy wearing them for years to come. They come with a secure and easy-to-use butterfly clasp for a comfortable fit. These earrings make a thoughtful and meaningful gift for a loved one or a perfect addition to your own jewelry collection.

 

The caduceus is an ancient symbol that has been associated with various meanings throughout history. It is typically depicted as a staff or rod with two snakes wrapped around it, often with wings at the top. In ancient Greek mythology, the caduceus was the symbol of the god Hermes, who was the messenger of the gods and also associated with commerce, trade, and diplomacy.

Over time, the caduceus became associated with healing and medicine, likely due to its association with Hermes, who was also considered a patron of physicians. This association became popularized in the United States during the early 20th century when the U.S. Army Medical Corps adopted the caduceus as its emblem.

However, it is important to note that the caduceus has been mistakenly used as a symbol of medicine, as it is actually the Rod of Asclepius that is traditionally associated with the medical profession. The Rod of Asclepius features a single snake wrapped around a staff, and is named after the Greek god of healing, Asclepius.

Despite this confusion, the caduceus remains an important and widely recognized symbol in various fields, including commerce, diplomacy, and of course, medicine. Its intricate design and rich history make it a fascinating and enduring symbol that continues to captivate people's imaginations to this day.

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