Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design Rod of Asclepius Lapel Pin by Chiaki Miyauchi 18K gold Satin Finished snake lapel pin with gemstones. Inspired by the Rod of Asclepius, an ancient Greek symbol associated with medicine and health care, consisting of a snake coiled around a rod. The different motifs on top of the rod identify various medical professions; a tooth for dentistry and a heart for health care. It can be worn with 4 different styles, with or without the snake and with additional chains. Italian handmade. Created with responsibly sourced Valcambi Swiss Gold Products.