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ILIAS LALAOUNIS vintage Hercules knot repeated intertwined ropes necklace chain

Prolific jewelry designer Ilias Lalaounis was born in Athens, Greece in 1920. Descending from a family of goldsmiths, he apprenticed under his uncle’s jewelry firm to become a master craftsman. In 1941 he took over the family business, and later developed a vision for his signature style during the 1950s. Inspired by his passion for prehistoric motifs, artifacts, and Greek mythology, he studied traditional methods of artistry, branching out on his own in the 1960s to form his own company. In the decades that followed, his work blossomed into a myriad of fine jewelry collections that earned widespread appeal and designer status. Adored by celebrities and the fashion elite, designs by LALAoUNIS remain in high demand among collectors and jewelry lovers in the modern day!
Best known for its use as an amulet in Greece, the Hercules knot, also known as the “marriage knot”, is a very strong knot that’s created with two intertwined ropes. In this unique and striking 18K gold necklace, the Hercules knot is repeated multiple times, providing the wearer with spiritual protection. Handcrafted in Greece. When worn, it makes a striking statement piece that is both luxurious and eye-catching. Stamped behind the closure is the authentic signature hallmark symbol, and “LALAOUNIS, beside a “750” gold purity mark and GREECE. Perfect for the fashion-forward woman or the LALAoUNIS collector, this magnificent ring is a rare and special find!

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Condition: The overall condition of the ring is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the yellow gold setting
Material: 18k yellow gold
Hallmark: Designer logo stamp 750 & GREECE
Size: 43cmm long
Weight: 49,8 grams

color

Gold – Bronze

condition

8.5 – 9 Very good pre owned condition. No noticeable wear.

Gender

women

material

gold 18k

Season

size

43cm

Express FedEx courier shipping (International ex. Russia)
We offer the FedEx Express Saver shipping option. Payment for expedited shipping must be received by 12pm Greek time, Monday through Friday, in order for the item to be shipped that day. Items shipped via the FedEx Express Saver option will be delivered in Europe within 1-2 business days or to the US or elsewhere will arrive anytime between 3-5 days, but it may take more than that for the item to be cleared at customs. Saturday delivery is available for an additional fee. Please refer to the Shipping Cost Table to determine your expedited shipping & insurance costs. Expedited shipping may not be available on certain items or in certain countries (ex. Russia). If you wish your item to be insured, you need to contact us to be advised on additional fee. As a general rule, FedEx charges 1% of the declared value.

Shipping Method Estimated Transit Time

Europe (UPS Express Saver) 1-3 Business days
USA & the rest of the world (UPS Express Saver) 3-5 Business days

International standard shipping via ELTA post (EMS)
We ship anywhere internationally and within the US. Your order will be processed and shipped within 1-3 business days. Your tracking number will be provided to you once your order has been shipped. We are not responsible for any customs fees, delays, or lost parcels.

United States & International Customers: Your order(s) will be shipped by ELTA (www.elta.gr), the Greek National Post Office service with tracking and signature confirmation. The Greek National Post Office can inform you about the date and time of the shipment only. Once your item has entered your country you will be able to track it using the same tracking number through your national postal service. For example, for items entering the USA track your item through www.USPS.com

It normally takes 5-10 days for the packages to arrive anywhere in Europe and 10-15 days for the rest of the world.

Delivery by courier (Greece only)
You can choose shipping via our domestic courier partner company. Currently we are working with theGreek National Post Office (ELTA) that delivers your packages the next business day. For an extra fee you can choose and Saturday delivery.