Scarab link bracelet marked 14K gold and features seven scarab beetles carved from semi-precious stones. Each stone scarab carbachon is marked on top and base with small hieroglyphics; typical of the jewelry style mimicking Egyptian historic ritual. Stones appear to include lapis lazuli, onyx, roze quartz, quartz, tiger's eye, jadite, cornelian. Scarab bracelets are a popular type of jewelry that is often worn as a symbol of protection and good luck. The scarab beetle was an important symbol in ancient Egypt and they often wore scarab amulets to bring good luck and protection in life and the after-life. This piece would have been made for the Western market in the mid to late 20th century. Great condition; approximate measurements: 7" length with stones at 1" length x 3/4" width.
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