Wadsworth Atheneum

Middle Kingdom Black Onyx Necklace

Middle Kingdom Black Onyx Necklace

This jewelry is inspired by an ancient Egyptian necklace combining semi-precious stones and gold spacers. In ancient Egypt many semi-precious stones were believed to possess magical powers. Gold, which never lost its luster and seemed to reflect the power and glory of the sun, was regarded as a divine metal.

Materials: Black onyx, pewter with gold finish. Lobster claw closure
Length 20"
Gift Box included.

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