DORYPHOROS is named after one of the best known Greek sculptures, the "Spear-Bearer". The sculpture depicts a solidly-built, well-muscled, standing athlete, originally bearing a spear balanced on his left shoulder. Read more about this amazing sculpture here.
Equally as important as this depiction of the ideal man shown in heroic nudity is the other meaning of the term DORYPHOROS: it came to signify any bodyguard, beginning with the Immortals Guard of the Achaemenid kings, as well as, quite beautifully, the term means "satellite" in Modern Greek.
All our pieces are handcrafted by the Swiss artist Sebastian Schaub and then cast in 925 silver in Pforzheim, Germany or Schaffhausen, Switzerland.
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