Sunday May 19, 2019 By: Sherine Radwan
Contemporary piece inspired by jewelry from ancient Egypt designed by Doro Soucy
The grandeur of the ancient Egyptian civilization is evident in the crafts and artifactsleft behind, including jewelry. Egyptians had access to precious metals and gem stones. The discovery of gold, in abundance, in the Nubian deserts revolutionized the Egyptian jewelry making. With their advanced tools, technology and skilled craftsmen, they were among the first who established the jewelry making industry in the ancient world. The precision, details and designs of their jewelry were state of the art, even by today’s standards. Their exquisite designs still inspire jewelry makers around the world.
Gold collar from the treasure of the royal tombs Tanis, ca. 1070-712 B.C. – Cairo Museum
In ancient Egypt, women, men and children, from poor families to royalties wore the best colorful jewelry…
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