Wednesday, July 20, 2011

For the girl who loves mummies

Here is another amazing find from Erie Basin. This is a 1920s Egyptian Revival necklace with a tiny sarcophagus and a pale blue enamel chain. For a gal who begged her parents to have a t-shirt made with her name in hieroglyphics when she was little (yup, I did and they obliged), this piece speaks to my inner Egyptologist. You could even fashion a little mummy out of tissue or something and tuck it inside! At $198 the price is very reasonable, especially since Egyptian Revival jewelry is getting so hard to come by.

Photos courtesy of Erie Basin


LUXXOR said...

I Love mummies!

As a girl of Egyptian heritage, this type of jewelry is always special to me.


lauren said...

that is so so awesome!

Alexis E. said...

This is an amazing find, totally covet worthy.

Wild Tea Party said...

Ah why would you tell a girl like me about a thing like that! I wore an ankh for most of high school (until I lost it!) and now I'm all swoony over scarabs... But a tiny sarcophagus - now that's just too much for my brain to handle.

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