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Royal Egyptian Double Strand Red Carnelian and Blue Turquoise Twist Necklace
This stunning necklace of blue and red stones with gold-tone finish spacer beads is similar to that found in a bracelet of the high priest Pi-nudjem II from Thebes, virtual ruler of Upper Egypt during the latter part of the 21st Dynasty (ca. 960 B.C.). (The original bracelet combined lapis and carnelian beads.) Necklace measures 16 inches. Materials: Eighty-eight blue turquoise, twenty-two red carnelian, brass beads with gold-tone finish. Lobster claw closure. Blue beads measure 2mm, red beads measure 5mm. Background History: This combination of beads is similar to that found in a bracelet of the High Priest Pi-nudjem II from Thebes, virtual ruler of Upper Egypt during the latter part of the 21st Dynasty. In ancient Egypt, golden jewelry was regarded as a divine metal related to the shining sun god. Red stone was believed to be the stone of courage and physical power. The original bracelet forms the basis for our elegant beaded necklace. From our Reproduction Collection. Includes Deluxe Box and History Card to make the ideal gift. Specifications: Total Weight: 20.4 Grams | Total Carats: 2 Carats | Setting: no-metal-stamp, Base | Setting Type: other-setting-type | Length: 16 IN | Height: 16 IN | Turquoise: reconstituted, bleached,dyed and Deemed Ethically Sourced 1 Carat blue I3 special-cut | Carnelian: heat-treated,dyed and Deemed Ethically Sourced 1 Carat red I3 special-cut | Period/Style: Egyptian | Origin: USA | Condition: New | Includes: Gift Pouch/Bag.
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Price Item # GL7766
  Total Carat Weight 2 Carats
  Total Weight 20.4 Grams
Provenance
  Condition New
  Construction Handcrafted
  Origin Usa
Setting
  Metal Base
  Stamp No Metal Stamp
  Setting Type Other Setting Type
  Setting WT 20 Grams
Gem 1
  Gem Treatment Reconstituted, Bleached,dyed
  Gem Weight 1 Carat
  Gem Shape Blue
  Gem Color I3
  Gem Clarity Special Cut
  Gem Count 6
Gem 2
  Gem Treatment Heat Treated,dyed
  Gem Weight 1 Carat
  Gem Shape Red
  Gem Color I3
  Gem Clarity Special Cut
  Gem Count 50
Sugg. Retail $198
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Discount Price    $155.00
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