Inspired by jewelry discovered in ancient Roman tombs, this necklace features beautiful amethyst beads with small pearls and gold-plated bead spacers finished with a large gold-plated crecent moon pendant. In ancient mythology, the moon was a symbol for Diana, the goddess of the hunt, of children, and childbirth. In antiquity, this symbol was used to protect women, particularly during pregnancy and childbirth. Comes complete with a hook and eye closure. Measures 18 in.