Egyptian Cartouche Amulet Pendant, Lead-Free Pewter w/ Gold Plating

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  • Material: Lead-free pewter, with gold plated accents
  • About 1/2 inch wide x more than 1-1/4 inch tall excluding bail (13 x 33mm)
  • Item number: wh147

In ancient Egypt, a cartouche was an oval or capsule shaped figure containing the hieroglyphs that spelled out the name of a pharaoh or other royalty. They were often displayed in tombs or worn as amulets.

In the same way that a pentacle's circle is said to protect the powers of the pentagram within it, the cartouche's oval was believed to protect the hieroglyphs it enclosed and in turn the person they named.

Originally cartouches were worn only by pharaohs, but in time - through today – cartouches are worn as amulets to bring good luck and protect the wearer from evil.

We wanted to give our customers a way of personalizing their pendants, but many of the pieces in our store are textured on the backside, have an uneven surface, or a design on all sides, making it impossible to engrave them.

Our solution to this problem was to offer engravable charms that you can add onto any necklace. They are small, about 1/2" wide (12 mm) and come with free engraving on the front side (backside engraving is available for an additional charge).

We currently only have these in two shapes (a heart or circle), but will be adding more as time goes on. The charms are also engraved in-house and custom fit with findings to match your pendant.

You can choose engravable charm options right on the product page of any pendant. Below are a few photographs of charms we've made for customers in the past, along with their pendants.

i am the beauty of the green earth moon pentacle with engravable charm

feather pendant with engravable charm

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tree-of-life-pendant-with-engravable-charm

sewing-machine-pendant-with-engravable-charm

 

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