Janus cufflinks

Janus cufflinks
Item# JA-CL52083S

Product Description

Janus cufflinks

       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, and his festival The Agonium took place on January 9.

        Silver plate over pewter & brass.  Measures approximately 0.7" diameter.