Aquitaine Sundial Ring Pendants

eleanor-of-aquitaine2.jpgCrafted of pewter and brass and available in several design motifs, these bold  sundial replicas use a unique "Bead of Light" to tell time.  First, adjust the brass band for the correct month. Then suspend the dial by its black satin cord with the hole facing the sun. A ray of sunshine will shine through to illuminate a number on the inside of the dial, showing the hour. Nicely packaged, all Shepherds Watch products come with instructions. 

Historical Note:

In 1152, Eleanor of Aquitaine gave a similar sundial to King Henry II to remind him when it was time to leave the hunt and join her for one of their love trysts.  Henry had a copy of the dial made for Eleanor and had it inlaid with diamonds and engraved with the words Carpe Diem, or "Seize the Day".  We can't inlay the diamonds, but Henry's inspired words are there on the inside of the pendant.

  • Aquitaine Celtic Pewter

    Aquitaine Celtic

    Engraved with an authentic Celtic knotted design.  This beautiful pendant, handcrafted in pewter and bronze, is a favorite.  Eleanor of Aquitaine gave a similar sundial to King Henry II to remind him when it was time to leave the hunt and join...

    $40.00
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  • Aquitaine Laurel Leaf Pewter

    Aquitaine Laurel Leaf

    Engraved with a traditional Laurel Leaf motif.  This pendant, handcrafted in pewter and bronze, is our most popular.  Eleanor of Aquitaine gave a similar sundial to King Henry II to remind him when it was time to leave the hunt and join her for...

    $40.00
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  • Aquitaine Astrology Pewter Sundial Pendant

    Aquitaine Astrology

    Engraved with the Signs of the Zodiac.  This bold pendant, handcrafted in pewter and bronze, is a favorite.  Eleanor of Aquitaine gave a similar sundial to King Henry II to remind him when it was time to leave the hunt and join her for one of...

    $40.00 - $45.00
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  • Aquitaine Celestial Sundial Ring Pendant

    Aquitaine Celestial

    Engraved with a cheerful celestial design with stars and moons.  This charming pendant, handcrafted in pewter and bronze, is a new offering in our popular Aquitaine line.  In 1152, Eleanor of Aquitaine gave a similar sundial to King Henry II to...

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  • Sterling Silver Aquitaine Sundial Pendant

    Aquitaine Silver

    The stunning Silver Aquitaine, 1.0 inches/2.4 cm in diameter, is hand-crafted in sterling silver. It comes with a 16 inch, Sterling Silver chain and can be worn as a necklace. Packaged with four color booklet of instructions, historical and...

    $175.00
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