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Egyptian Disc and Bead Five-Strand Necklace

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Price: $175.00
Member Price: $157.50

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Description

The Museum houses an assortment of exquisite Egyptian jewelry from about New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 (ca. 15501425 B.C.), made during the reign of Ahmose through the reign of Thutmose III. These rare items include a string of gold beads spaced with clusters of blue disc-shaped beads and a pair of gold hoop earrings with lapis lazuli beads. We have adapted these ancient adornments for our artfully-crafted Egyptian Disc and Bead Five-Strand Necklace.

18K matte gold overlay with lapis, turquoise, and carnelian beads. Hook and eye closure. 17''L with a 2'' extender chain; longest strand is 22''.

  • 18K matte gold overlay
  • Lapis, turquoise, and carnelian beads
  • Hook and eye closure
  • 17''L with a 2'' extender chainLongest strand is 22''

Art History

Reliefs and paintings on tomb walls, and painted depictions of jewelry on mummy portraits and mummy cases, provide evidence of how jewelry was made and worn in ancient Egypt. Pendants, necklaces, earrings, diadems, armlets, bracelets, anklets, and hair ornaments not only beautified the wearer, but often served as amulets, protecting the owner from harm. Finely worked pieces of jewelry were commonly included in the tombs of the royal family and high-ranking officials.

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Description

The Museum houses an assortment of exquisite Egyptian jewelry from about New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 (ca. 15501425 B.C.), made during the reign of Ahmose through the reign of Thutmose III. These rare items include a string of gold beads spaced with clusters of blue disc-shaped beads and a pair of gold hoop earrings with lapis lazuli beads. We have adapted these ancient adornments for our artfully-crafted Egyptian Disc and Bead Five-Strand Necklace.

18K matte gold overlay with lapis, turquoise, and carnelian beads. Hook and eye closure. 17''L with a 2'' extender chain; longest strand is 22''.





  • 18K matte gold overlay
  • Lapis, turquoise, and carnelian beads
  • Hook and eye closure
  • 17''L with a 2'' extender chainLongest strand is 22''




Art History

Reliefs and paintings on tomb walls, and painted depictions of jewelry on mummy portraits and mummy cases, provide evidence of how jewelry was made and worn in ancient Egypt. Pendants, necklaces, earrings, diadems, armlets, bracelets, anklets, and hair ornaments not only beautified the wearer, but often served as amulets, protecting the owner from harm. Finely worked pieces of jewelry were commonly included in the tombs of the royal family and high-ranking officials.


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