Tag Archives: Bead Making

Jewelry In The Making: Beads In Ancient Egypt

In a previous blog, I stated that beads are universal across all times and throughout all of history. More evidence that beads are universal is that almost everyone in ancient Egypt, both men and women, wore beads from predynastic to Ptolemaic times (c. 2100-30 B.C.). Throughout Egyptian history, amulets – jewelry worn to protect against […]

Jewelry In The Making: The Carnelian Stone, Part I

     In the Mediterranean and Near East, Carnelian was a common stone in ancient times. Between 4000 and 3000 B.C., Egypt had natural resources available for beading whereas Mesopotamia did not have such materials available. While Carnelian and Agate came from India and Afghanistan, Lapis Lazuli came from Afghanistan, and gold likely came from […]

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