Egyptian Double Strand Choker with Ankh - Museum Shop Collection
Ancient Egypt, one of the richest and most advanced of the early civilizations, appeared on the stage of history around 3100 B.C. (Dynasty I). Hieroglyphic scripts and tomb decorations document the Egyptians' belief in the after-life, their mythology and deities. Jewelry was often worn as protective talismans. Gold was believed to reflect the life-giving rays of the sun. The color and brilliance of gem stones traditionally determined their value and religious significance.
Materials: Necklace strands contain blue glass beads, pewter beads with gold finish, carnelian and Aventurine beads.
Ankh Pendant is pewter with gold finish and lapis cabochon. Lobster claw closure.
Length: Adjustable from 16" to 20"
Gift Box included
Made in the U.S.A.