Ring depicting the Phaistos disc, an archaeological find made on the Greek island of Crete in 1908. It is believed to date from 1700 to 1600 BC. and to be related to the Minoan civilization. The disk has not yet been deciphered.
This candle holder is a reference to the bossed beaker. These are glass beakers that occur in late 16th-century or 17th-century archaeological contexts. The wall of the bossed beaker is decorated with a relief pattern in the form of drops, tears, diamonds, warts or … bosses. Just like with this candle holder.