Ancient Egyptian Jewelry
More then 5000 years ago the ancient Egyptians craftsman began shaping and forming jewelry. With precision and dedication they would create magnificent works of art that still survive today. They are best known for beautiful inlay work with different materials like lapis and coral. Their jewelry techniques helped make ancient Egypt what it is today.
Pictures of King Tuts tomb, Circa 1900’s
With the discovery of king Tuts tomb in the early 1900’s by archeologists and treasure Hunter Carter, it raised great attention. Most tombs of ancient Pharos and that of offspring royalty would be buried in lavish burials and treasure adornments that they would keep with them in the after life. Unfortunately due to the constant high rise of gold through the ages, grave robbing has caught up with these grand tombs before modern archeologist could.
After the discovery of the boy kings $1 billion dollar trove was found it changed the world and created what would be dubbed the “Egyptian revival era” finding original pieces of jewelry from this period is extremely rare and you shouldn’t hesitate if ever given a opportunity to add one to your collection.