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The perfect gift for professional physicians and graduating medical students!

Ancient mythology meets modern technology in this exclusive Rod of Asclepius sterling silver pendant. Each pendant starts life as a intricate CAD file which is then 3D printed in high-resolution jewelers wax. From this master, a mold is cast by hand and replaced with molten silver. Finally the pieces are tumbled for a smooth, glossy finish.

Named after Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine, this universal symbol of healing is subtly different from the Caduceus, which has two snakes entwined about a rod. In professional medical circles, the Rod of Asclepius is considered the "true" symbol.

The meaning of the snake and rod has been lost in history, but theories abound. Perhaps ancient physicians knew about the healing properties of snake venom that modern biomedical scientists are just now discovering? We may never know, but we do know for certain this Rod of Asclepius Pendant will be treasured for decades to come!

Each pendant is is 1-3/4" tall by 3/4" wide. The inner diameter of the top ring is 3.5mm.

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Any item in my shop is available in 14K yellow, white, and rose gold, as well as 18K yellow gold. If you don't see it listed, please send me a request and I'll get back to you with pricing!

Rod of Asclepius Pendant, Doctor Graduation Gift, Medical School Graduation Gift, Sterling Silver Physician Anniversary Necklace



  • Handmade item
  • Material: sterling silver
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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