Egyptian King Tut Striped Bangle Bracelet
Based on a bracelet found in the tomb of King Tut.
Egyptian King Tut Striped Bangle Bracelet by Museum Reproductions
Ancient Egypt, one of the richest and most advanced of the early civilizations, appeared on the stage of history around 3100 B.C. (Dynasty I). Hieroglyphic scripts and tomb decorations document the Egyptians' belief in the after-life, their mythology and deities. Jewelry was often worn as protective talismans. Gold was believed to reflect the life-giving rays of the sun. The color and brilliance of gem stones traditionally determined their value and religious significance.
Brass 3/8 inches high with gold finish, a photographic process is used to transfer the full color image to the metal and then a layer of clear resin is added for protection. Do not wear swimming or during strenous actvities that could expose it to possible scratching or chemicals. About 8 1/2 inches in diameter, fits wrists up to 8 inches.