Egyptian Carnelian Drop Earrings

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<p>A gold plated drop necklace made with carnelian beads.</p> <p>The inspiration of these earrings are taken from an an ancient Egyptian necklace of fifty-nine long truncated convex bicone beads of cornelian, each gold-capped. The caps on the original are single pieces of gold foil which are shaped over the beads with the folds showing.</p> <p>Designed exclusively for the Museum.</p> <p>Please note that pierced earrings cannot be returned, except in case of fault. </p>

Exclusive to the British Museum, a pair of gold-plated drop earrings with carnelian beads.

These elegant earrings have been inspired by an ancient Egyptian necklace consisting of fifty-nine truncated convex bicone beads of gold-capped carnelian. Jewellery was worn by all Egyptians, although precious metals and stones would only have been affordable to the very wealthy.

A beautiful gift inspired by the British Museum’s ancient Egyptian galleries.

 

Please note that for hygiene reasons, pierced earrings cannot be refunded.

  • Product Code: CMCJ62390
  • Product Weight: 0.002Kg
  • Theme: Ancient Egypt
  • Dimensions: H2.5 x L1.7cm
  • Material: 24 carat matte gold-plated brass, carnelian beads
  • Postage Weight: 0.10 Kg

<p>A gold plated drop necklace made with carnelian beads.</p> <p>The inspiration of these earrings are taken from an an ancient Egyptian necklace of fifty-nine long truncated convex bicone beads of cornelian, each gold-capped. The caps on the original are single pieces of gold foil which are shaped over the beads with the folds showing.</p> <p>Designed exclusively for the Museum.</p> <p>Please note that pierced earrings cannot be returned, except in case of fault. </p>

Exclusive to the British Museum, a pair of gold-plated drop earrings with carnelian beads.

These elegant earrings have been inspired by an ancient Egyptian necklace consisting of fifty-nine truncated convex bicone beads of gold-capped carnelian. Jewellery was worn by all Egyptians, although precious metals and stones would only have been affordable to the very wealthy.

A beautiful gift inspired by the British Museum’s ancient Egyptian galleries.

 

Please note that for hygiene reasons, pierced earrings cannot be refunded.

  • Product Code: CMCJ62390
  • Product Weight: 0.002Kg
  • Theme: Ancient Egypt
  • Dimensions: H2.5 x L1.7cm
  • Material: 24 carat matte gold-plated brass, carnelian beads
  • Postage Weight: 0.10 Kg
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