Light Braid Griffin Bracelet
The Celts also knew this fabulous creature of Greek mythology – the griffin. They adorned sword scabbards, belt buckles, and mounts. Christians used it to symbolize divine power and considered it a guardian of the divine.
- Available in light braid (14 gauge)
- Strong and flexible
- Hand-crafted in bronze or silver
Griffin is a family name spawning from Welsh personal names Griffin, Gruffin, or Griffith. Spelling variants include Griffin, O’Griffin, Griffen, O’Griffen, Griffith, Griffey, Griffy, and O’Griffy. A name of Irish origin, O Gríobhtha, means “griffin-like”. The name has spread across the world. Even the well known cartoon character Peter Griffin of Family Guy carries it.
One might consider the griffin the most popular chimera (animal hybrid). Ancient people depict the mythical beast with a lion’s body, an eagle’s forelegs, wings, an eagle’s head, lion ears, and sometimes horns. Carrying the name of this creature is an honor, as it means that your ancestors were likely considered “griffin-like”. A griffin is courageous and bold. In heraldry, a griffin denotes strength, military courage, and leadership.
Wear this griffin bracelet to represent your courage, boldness, strength, leadership skills, and pride for your heritage.