Handcrafted Ancient Egyptian Jewelry

Handcrafted Ancient Egyptian Jewelry

Men’s Necklace in Blue Faience with Red Jasper Hand-Hewn Nuggets - Em Hotep Collection

Egyptian artisans were never shy bringing together bold colors. The striking blues of the translucent faience in this necklace blends handsomely with red jasper. The toggle clasp and decorative spacers are all sterling silver. Please note that the necklace shown displays the amulet of an Egyptian Ankh with an embossed Was Scepter and Djed Pillar. You may instead opt to have an amulet of an the Lioness Goddess Sekhmet, a warrior Goddess of battle and healing. Please see the included photo for your choice. Both amulets are finished in oxidized silver.

I entirely handcraft all of my jewelry and kiln-fire all my Egyptian faience beads. The techniques and artistry I practice is exactly that which was practiced by the magnificent artisans serving the Pharaohs and Queens of ancient Egypt. The sintered-quartz ceramic I make is made from the exact same minerals the Egyptians drew from the sands of their deserts and the silts of the Nile.

This men's necklace is from my “Em Hotep” collection. “Em Hotep” was a common Egyptian phrase one used to wish a friend or loved one peace and happiness.

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