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Item:174090285542SPECIFICATIONS HEIGHT - 35.5 cm WEIGHT - 2.45 kg MATERIAL : Cold Cast Resin // Bronze Finish // Hand Made // Hand Painted CATEGORY : Sculptures // Statues // Figurine CONSTRUCTION METHOD : CONSTRUCTION METHOD : COLD CAST BRONZECold-Casting is a term used to describe the process of mixing metal powder with a resin to create castings that give the appearance of solid metal. The metal cold-cast process (also known as "bonded bronze") is faster and much less expensive compared with foundry casting of molten metal (lost wax process.)Also referred to as bronze resin, this technique involves blending bronze powder with polyester resin to produce a material which is applied to the interior of the silicone mould. Subsequent applications of this will produce a shell into which an armature (wire frame) can be constructed. SCULPTURE THEME : HADES & PERSEPHONE SCULPTURE Hades means “The Unseen One” – a suitable name since Hades is the ruler of the invisible world. However, the Ancient Greeks rarely used this name – just like Christians rarely used the word “Hell” during the Middle Ages. So, since minerals and precious metals are found underground, they often referred to Hades euphemistically as Plouton – namely, “The Wealth-Giver.” Unsurprisingly, Hades’ Roman equivalent is called Pluto as well.Portrayal and SymbolismAs the ruler of the dead, Hades was a grim and ghastly figure, inspiring awe and terror in everybody. Consequently, he was rarely depicted in art. When he was, he was most commonly portrayed with a beard, and a solemn, mournful look. He frequently wears a helmet, named the Helm of Darkness or the Cap of Invisibility. Cerberus, the three-headed dog which guarded the entrance to the Underworld, is usually beside him. Every so often he carries a scepter or holds the key to his kingdom. At a later stage, he became associated with his weapon of choice, the bident, a two-pronged fork modeled after Poseidon’s trident. As Plouton, he was sometimes shown with a cornucopia, the horn of plenty. POLICIES ABOUT LOST IN MAIL OR DAMAGED ITEMS All our parcels include Tracking Numbers but in special cases of a lost item we Replace it without any charge. Not included the cases where a wrong address is given and as a result the refund is not accepted. When a parcel appears with a damaged item we replace it immediately and we don't accept Refund.Size:Medium (up to 36in.), Region of Origin:Europe, Style:Ancient Art, Listed By:Dealer or Reseller, Medium:Resin, Date of Creation:2000-Now, Type:Statue, Color:Bronze, Placement:Table, Subject:Figures, Culture:Greek, Originality:Reproduction, Height (Inches):14
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Hades & Persephone Greek God Statue Ancient Mythology Bronze Sculpture 14"