Janus cufflinks, fancy backs

Janus cufflinks, fancy backs
Item# JA-CL52090S

Product Description

Janus cufflinks, fancy backs

       In Roman religion, two heads back to back, each looking in opposite directions represented by Janus.  Janus was regarded as the Roman God – The custodian of the Universe, God of all beginnings, and the guardian of gates and doors.  He signified the tradition between primitive life and civilization, and maintained the balance between peace and war and youth and old age.

       The month of January is named after him.  The Agonium festival took place on January 9.

        Silver plate over pewter.  Measures approximately 0.75" diameter.

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