Lapis and Scarab Necklace
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Simply magnificent, this spectacular Lapis and Scarab Necklace intersperses perfect orbs of lapis lazuli—a favored gemstone for ancient Egyptian amulets and ornaments—with seven 24k gold-plated scarabs, symbolic of eternal existence. Hieroglyph-incised on the reverse. 24k gold-plated pewter spacer beads and lobster clasp. Designed and made in the U.S.A. Each will vary slightly. 20"l.
These scarab beads celebrate our Natural History Museum’s extensive collection of scarabs.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.
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