Antique Jewelry Information — Egyptian revival
Your Guide to Egyptian Revival Jewelry
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From the Great Pyramids of Giza to the treasures of Tutankhamun, there has always been a fascination with the mystical land that is Egypt. The ancient Egyptians were the first civilization to develop an extensive jewelry industry. Jewelry was an essential part of Ancient Egyptian culture. It was used as currency, to identify the wearer's status and religious beliefs, and was made from precious metals and stones. Their jewelry was worn for religious and political reasons as well as for personal adornment. Egyptian Revival jewelry was inspired by the jewelry and architecture of ancient Egypt. The designs were created...