Egyptian Scarab Amulet Pendant With Red Crystal, Lead-Free Pewter

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  • Material: Lead-free pewter, Swarovski crystal
  • More than 5/8 inch wide x 1-1/8 inch tall excluding bail (20 x 30mm)
  • Item number: wh142

Scarab amulets were hugely popular in ancient Egypt. For hundreds of years they were worn, carried, enclosed in tombs with the dead, and had many different uses such as being used for seals, jewelry, and to commemorate the deeds of the pharaohs. So many were made that even to this day many thousands of ancient Egyptian scarab amulets have survived.

Scarab beetles were seen by the Egyptians as symbols of rebirth and regeneration and were associated with the sun gods, particularly the god Khepri. Khepri was usually depicted either as a scarab beetle or a scarab-headed man and was the alter-ego of Ra, the sun deity. In the same way the Egyptians observed how scarab beetles rolled dung into balls in which to lay eggs, they believed Khepri rolled the sun to the horizon, where it would rise, At sunset, after Ra as the sun traversed the sky, Khepri would again roll it through the Other World by night back to its original place to rise again in the morning..

This scarab amulet is special, not just for its realistic detailing and its mix of gold and silver finish, but especially for its deep red Swarovski crystal.

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've also included a photo of a cute necklace we made for a customer with many of our themed charms.

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

feather pendant with engravable charm



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