Scarab Beetle Pendant - Antique 14k Yellow Gold Iridescent Green Bug Exoskeleton Necklace - Edwardian Circa 1890s Rare Charm Fine Jewelry
Unique antique circa 1890s Victorian era 14k yellow gold scarab beetle pendant! This genuine antique scarab beetle charm has an eye catching iridescent green exoskeleton body. The reverse of the Egyptian bug charm has a closed back, and there are wire details on the top. The figural bug was originally an antique stick pin that we had converted into a modern necklace charm, and is shown modeled on a brand new 14k gold filled 20" chain. An incredible piece of fine Egyptian inspired jewelry, from the Victorian era!
In ancient Egypt Scarabaeidae beetles were regarded as sacred and were worn for protection and good luck.
ERA - Circa 1890s - Victorian
METAL / MATERIAL - 14k yellow gold pendant, scarab beetle, 14k gold filled chain
MARKINGS / HISTORY - There are no markings, but the piece has been professionally tested.
CONDITION - Good antique condition. Yellow gold metal has been professionally polished & cleaned. Scarab beetle has been nicely preserved. Amazing antique scarab beetle necklace!
SIZE / MEASUREMENTS - Chain Modeled: 20 inches, Pendant (including bail): 7/8 x 5/8 mm, Weight (without chain): 2.15 grams
PRESENTATION - Listing includes a complimentary MJV logo gift box, as shown in last photo. All other boxes are for display only.
AUTHENTICITY - Each item in our shop has been hand-selected and inspected by a GIA Graduate Gemologist.
CARE TIP - Due to this being a genuine green scarab beetles exoskeleton, it is delicate and should be handled with extra care and consideration. As with all vintage and antique jewelry, we always recommend removing before strenuous activity, sleeping, and showering.
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