Keren Kopal Zodiac Horse trinket box 52.50
Keren Kopal Zodiac Horse trinket box 52.50
Keren Kopal Zodiac Horse trinket box 52.50
Keren Kopal Zodiac Horse trinket box 52.50
Keren Kopal Zodiac Horse trinket box 52.50
Keren Kopal Zodiac Horse trinket box 52.50

Keren Kopal

Zodiac Horse

Sale price$52.50
SKU: ZH1083

This item is part of the Horses Trinket Box Series and part of The Keren Kopal collection, The Horses are posed in the four main gaits: walk, trot, canter/lope, and gallop. These gaits are used in both Western and English riding styles

Horses have held a significant place throughout human history, serving as companions, workhorses, and symbols of power and prestige. Their strength, grace, and loyalty have captivated people across cultures and eras, making them a beloved subject in art and literature.

Item Size:
Centimeters : H 4.5 x W 3.2 x L 3.4
Inches : H 1.7 x W 1.2 x L 1.3

Symbolic Meanings of Horses

In many cultures, horses are revered for their symbolic meanings:

- In Greek mythology, horses were associated with the sun and were sacred to deities like Poseidon and Apollo.
- In Chinese culture, the horse represents success, speed, and perseverance and is one of the 12 Chinese zodiac animals.
- In Native American traditions, horses symbolize freedom, strength, and the spiritual connection between humans and nature.
- In Christianity, the horse represents purity, obedience, and the ability to overcome challenges.

Artistic Representations

The Keren Kopal horse trinket boxes exemplify the Art Nouveau style, characterized by organic, naturalistic designs and flowing lines inspired by nature. This artistic movement, which emerged in the late 19th century, celebrated the beauty of the natural world and sought to elevate decorative arts to the level of fine arts.

The intricate enamel work and crystal embellishments on these trinket boxes evoke the luxury and craftsmanship of the Fabergé eggs, which were masterpieces of the jeweler's art and symbols of luxury and status. The combination of precious metals, gemstones, and enamel techniques creates a stunning visual effect, capturing the grace and power of these majestic animals.

• Handmade by the artist Keren Kopal.
• Plated with 24K Gold.
• Each crystal is handpicked and artistically placed on each piece.
• The trinket box has a magnetic fastener to secure the closure.
• Every Keren Kopal item is shipped in an elegant black box.
• Each item is painted by hand using a unique procedure that combines a distinctive enamel technique inlaid with Austrian crystals.

The Chinese Zodiac, known as Sheng Xiao, is based on a twelve year cycle, each year in that cycle is related to an animal sign. These animal signs are the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, ram, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. It is calculated according to the Chinese lunar calendar.

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