Along with embodying the concept of existence, development, and growth, the scarab was revered for representing the cycle of life and death. The extraordinary bestial was therefore carved or molded into treasured accessories and amulets throughout centuries.
With five colors of enamel, this bracelet shares an extremely rare moment in archeological revival fashion. The Edwardian period, while not known for its Egyptian revival jewels, has passed a rare few examples down to us… and with an ancient steatite scarab, this bracelet serves as a specimen setting for this superb artifact. 61mm interior diameter.
Materials & Features: 18k gold
Age/Origin: English, c. 1910-1920
Measurements: 17.1 grams, 61mm interior diameter
Condition: Excellent condition.
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