Egyptian revival lapis pendant necklace (British Museum exclusive)

    SKU: cmcn484120

    £45.00 Members' price *


    Lapis and gold finished pendant necklace inspired by the 19th century revival of ancient Egyptian jewellery styles.

    The design is inspired by a necklace that was made in the Castellani workshop in Naples, made of gold with carved gemstone cabochons.

    In ancient Egypt, lapis was highly regarded as a stone of celestial origin and as a symbol for truth.

    Fortunato Pio Castellani (1793-1865) was inspired by the ancient jewellery and metalwork being unearthed at archaeological sites and started to create works closely modelled after ancient prototypes, creating a new fashion trend.

    This necklace comes on a chain, in a presentation box.


    Product code: cmcn484120
    Exhibition: Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds
    Details: Designed by the Museum's in House team
    Material: Lapis cabochon and pewter with gold finish
    Size: 18" chain
    Weight: 0.064kg
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