Jewelry in Ancient Egypt in its various designs has been a source for artistic inspiration over thousands of years to jewelry designers all over the world, because of the fine details of the designs, the variety of colors and the precious gemstones, its high quality and the mysteries that it holds. Ancient Egyptians jewelry was never just an art, but it represented a deeper meaning. Egyptians are well-known for their sense of beauty.
Jewellery was used not only for beauty, but for the magical protection it provided.Immense treasures and jewellery were buried with the dead for use in afterlife and this was the main reason why Egyptian mummies were widely plundered. The first evidence of jewellery making in Ancient Egypt dates back to the 4th millennia BC, to the Pre dynastic Period. As with other forms of Egyptian art design of jewellery followed strict rules to fulfil its religious role.
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