Pendant Egyptian Shell - Gold-platedLog in to see prices
This gold-plated jewel, made in France, is inspired by an Egyptian gold pendant in the shape of a shell (Egypt, Middle Kingdom, 2100-1600 BC) kept in the Louvre Museum.
This pendant, which was stamped and then cut out from a thick gold leaf, takes its shape from the mother-of-pearl shells which were often inscribe with the names ok the kings of the XIIth dynasty. A suspension ring is welded at the top. This type of jewel was commonly worn the queens and princesses of the Middle Empire.
Keep the jewellery away from dust and moisture. Avoid contact with perfume, chemicals and cosmetics; avoid getting the jewellery wet.