RARE Vintage Art Deco Continental Solid Silver Scarab Charm Detailed Ancient Egyptian HieroglyphicsRARE Vintage Art Deco Continental Solid Silver Scarab Charm Detailed Ancient Egyptian HieroglyphicsRARE Vintage Art Deco Continental Solid Silver Scarab Charm Detailed Ancient Egyptian HieroglyphicsRARE Vintage Art Deco Continental Solid Silver Scarab Charm Detailed Ancient Egyptian HieroglyphicsRARE Vintage Art Deco Continental Solid Silver Scarab Charm Detailed Ancient Egyptian HieroglyphicsRARE Vintage Art Deco Continental Solid Silver Scarab Charm Detailed Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics

This is a beautifully crafted Continental Silver (800-900) Scarab charm that I acquired in France. I removed a small number of these detailed scarabs from an old bracelet, originating from circa 1920s to 1930s. The clear crisp detail of the hieroglyphics is the best I have come across.

Joanne Schwartz's fabulous reference book on charms - Charms and Charm Bracelets - The Complete Guide - devotes pages 62-63 to "The Egyptian Revival", and describes the re-kindled interest in ancient Egyptian themes for jewellery and charms, after the opening of King Tutankhamun's tomb in the 1920s.

Condition: This is a very well made solid silver charm (not hollow) and is in excellent condition, with just some patina - which could be cleaned off, if desired. Marks: This charm is unmarked, but has been tested as between 800-900 silver - usual in France, or Egypt, in this era. Dimensions - 5/8ths inch (1.5 cm) long (without bail & jump ring) by 1/2 inch wide (1.2 cm) Total Weight - 2.2 grams

A beautifully crafted vintage charm for the Collector!

Australian Tracked Shipping is $5. Overseas (to listed countries) tracked shipping is $20 - this is the cheapest tracked postage available from Australia - I do not make any profit from postage.

Item ID: 00338


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Silver, Size: 5/8ths inch (1.5 cm) long (without bail & jump ring) by 1/2 inch wide (1.2 cm) Total Weight 2.2 gr

RARE Vintage Art Deco Continental Solid Silver Scarab Charm Detailed Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics

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