Sterling Silver Lotus and Ankh Pendant, Egyptian Jewelry
Sterling Silver Ankh and Lotus Pendant

Sterling Silver Lotus and Ankh Pendant, Egyptian Jewelry

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Part Number:SE-1848

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A perfect selection for those desiring quality components in their Egyptian Jewelry Designs. Use as a focal piece or wear on your favorite Necklace Chain. Cast in Solid Sterling Silver by us here in the USA at Silver Enchantments, this Ankh and Lotus Pendant measures approximately 35mm x 28mm

Ankh and Lotus Pendant
Overall Size, approx : 35mm x 28mm = ~1.37" x 1.1"
Metal : .925 Silver - Solid Sterling Silver
Egyptian Jewelry - Made in the USA
Comes with a Sterling Silver Jump-ring (not shown)
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Ankh Symbolism - The Ankh was, for the ancient Egyptians, the symbol (the actual Hieroglyphic sign) of life but it is an enduring icon that remains with us even today as a Christian cross. The Ankh is possibly one of the most widely recognized symbols other than the cross, sacred to the ancient Egyptians, and often used as an amulet, this symbol is basically the T or Tau cross supporting a circular shape. Giving the appearance of the shape of a key, in Egyptian hieroglyphics this symbol stands for life or living, and forms part of the Egyptian words such as 'health' and 'happiness'. Linked with Egyptian gods and goddesses, such as Isis (eternal mother and High Priestess) and Osiris, most gods would appear to have possessed the ankh, to symbolize life, sexual union, and immortality. It is thus often referred to as the Key of Life, or even the cross of life, because of its creative power. The loop of the ankh is considered to be the feminine, whilst the T shape is considered to be the masculine staff. Together, these symbols reflect a continued existence.

Lotus Symbolism
The lotus (Sesen) is a symbol of the sun, creation and rebirth. Because at night the flower closes and sinks underwater, at dawn it rises and opens again. According to one creation myth it was a giant lotus which first rose out of the watery chaos at the beginning of time. From this giant lotus the sun itself rose on the first day. A symbol of Upper Egypt.

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