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This pendant is steampunk variation of national emblem of Ukraine. It is completely handmade jewelry pendant - hand carved in wax and lost wax cast in solid silver 925, then oxidized silver to bring out the details.
The national emblem of Ukraine is stylized image of falling in attack falcon (sokol). Solar Falcon (also named Rarog - also Roerich or Rurik) - was very old pagan totem sign of ancient Great Rus’.
The Sokol for ancient Slavs - is the first God and first bird of world (male hypostasis of God, complementary to female - the swan, named Utitsa). In Falcon reincarnated, according to legend, the God Rod, who influencing the fate of gods and men. According to ancient beliefs Sokol is a God born from a lightning strike, so Sokol Rarog is also sign of fire, Agni.
Later, the Sokol also was tribal sign of Rurik, the king of Great (Kievan) Rus’. Falcon was held in high esteem in the ancient Slavs warriors as a symbol of fair fight and honor as a whole, is an allegory of justice and integrity, is a metaphor of people who reject deceitful cunning, hypocritical and backstage action.
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