Introducing our exquisitely crafted detailed-dangle ring, a mesmerizing jewelry piece that seamlessly combines ancient Egyptian symbolism with modern elegance. Each element of this ring has been meticulously designed to captivate the senses and evoke a sense of awe-inspiring beauty.
At the heart of the design, a delicate open-winged scarab, known as the Khepri, takes center stage. The scarab beetle, revered by the ancient Egyptians, was a symbol of rebirth and renewal. They believed that this celestial creature propelled the sun across the sky, heralding a new day and the promise of fresh beginnings.
Adjacent to the Khepri, the eye-catching Eye of Horus, also known as Wadjet, gracefully gazes outward. This symbol of protection and divine power was believed to offer guidance and ward off evil, encompassing the wisdom and watchful eye of the falcon-headed god, Horus.
Interwoven with the scarab and the Eye of Horus, the ring features an intricate representation of the papyrus plant, known as "tjufy" in the ancient pharaonic language. The papyrus, with its vibrant green hue, was a symbol of vitality, flourishing life, and new creation. Depicted in hieroglyphs, the papyrus plant embodied the essence of youth, joy, and the life force that permeated the land.
The choice of precious stones in this extraordinary piece adds further depth and significance. Turquoise, a gemstone prized for its celestial blue hue, represents protection, balance, and spiritual expansion. Its inclusion underscores the ring's connection to the celestial realms and its ability to bestow harmony and positive energy upon its wearer.
Accents of gold and coral infuse the design with warmth and opulence. Gold, the eternal metal of the gods, conveys the divine radiance and power inherent in the ancient Egyptian pantheon. Coral, with its rich hues ranging from pale pink to fiery red, symbolizes vitality, passion, and protection against harm, making it an ideal complement to the sacred symbols adorning this masterpiece.
Completing the ensemble are dark blue lapis lazuli gemstones, evoking the deep mysteries of the night sky. Lapis lazuli, associated with royalty and spirituality in ancient Egypt, brings a sense of cosmic wonder and introspection, inviting the wearer to embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and enlightenment.
With its meticulous craftsmanship and its profound connection to ancient Egyptian symbolism, this detailed-dangle ring serves as a timeless tribute to the rich cultural heritage of the Nile civilization. Embrace the legacy of the pharaohs and adorn yourself with a piece that is not only a work of art but also a gateway to the mysteries and magic of an ancient world.
Behedeti | Ring
•Design of Each Piece: detailed-dangle ring
•Symbols Depicted in Each Piece: open winged scarab (khepri) , eye of Horus (Wadjet), PAPYRUS (tjufy), fish, medicine symbol (caduceus)
•Significance and Symbolism of Precious Stones: turquoise, gold, coral
Dark blue stones- lapis lazuli?
The Wadjet (or Ujat, meaning “Whole One”) is a powerful symbol of protection in ancient Egypt also known as the “Eye of Horus” and the “all seeing eye”.
Winged scarabs, meant to guarantee the rebirth of the deceased, were very popular funerary amulets.
This kind of beetle was highly symbolic to ancient Egyptians, it represented rebirth and renewal. They believed that the sun was pushed across the sky every day by a giant scarab, the god Khepri.
Sard gem engraved with a winged caduceus combined with a club.
Heka, the patron god of magic and medicine in Egypt was said to have killed two serpents and entwined them on a staff as a symbol of his power; this symbol of the medical arts passed to the Greeks and on to the present day.
The pharaonic word for papyrus was tjufy (with mehyt used as a more general term for marsh plants). A hieroglyph in the form of a papyrus plant was used in the writing of the word wadj, meaning fresh, flourishing, and green.
For the papyrus that stands tall throughout the Delta, it became a natural symbol of life force and vitality, its hieroglyphic counterparts representing youth and joy, embedded within its green color. The papyrus was also identified with several deities, with goddesses carrying papyrus stems that bear symbolic powers of the moon. In the context of art, the plant was a symbol of the world which had arisen from the primeval waters, representing new creation.