Ankh Silver Necklace
Egyptian Ankh cross necklace in sterling silver.
This Ankh necklace represents the famous Egyptian Ankh cross of life found engraved on the tombs of the pharaohs.
It is initially a hieroglyph whose meaning is: ânkh or Crux Ansata meaning: "life". To learn more about this Egyptian symbol now known worldwide, I invite you to read this article on the subject.
This Ankh silver pendant is a reproduction of an ancient Ankh symbol found by archeologists in Egypt, engraved in stone on a wall of a tomb. You can see in the picture the original symbol which was used as our model. This ankh design is the first known representation of Ankhs that appeared during the first dynasty, some 3000 years BC. It represents a knot made of a flexible material such as cloth or reeds.
Our Ankh cross pendant design is made of solid silver, with curved shapes on the top and flat on the back. You will see that it reproduce in detail the ancient cross of life seen on the wall of the tomb. The curved surfaces of the ankh cross pendant reflect the light giving it a very shiny appearance.
This necklace is available with a chain or without a chain as a simple pendant if you prefer. In case you choose the chain, this is a 1,2 mm sterling silver curb chain 45 centimeters long (18 inches).
The silver ankh pendant is available in 3 different sizes:
- 25 mm: The ankh cross is 25 millimeters high without the bail, and 31 millimeters with the bail
- 35 mm: The ankh cross is 35 millimeters high without the bail, and 41 millimeters with the bail
- 50 mm: The ankh cross is 50 millimeters high without the bail, and 56 millimeters with the bail
The Ankh symbol:
Also known as the key of life, or key of the Nile, it is a representation of Eternal life in ancient Egypt. Its origin is still unclear and it is one of the most ancient symbols of humanity, more than 5000 years old, that is still widely known and used as a symbol, jewelry, or amulet nowadays.
Who is this pendant for?
This real Ankh necklace has a strong spiritual meaning about healing and the afterlife in Egyptian culture. This jewel will delight an Egyptian art and culture lover looking for a jewel with historical significance to wear. In the case of this pendant, the symbol is even stronger as the design is a reproduction of an ancient Ankh symbol carved on the wall of a pharaoh's tomb.
For the delivery of your Egyptian Ankh necklace, you have the choice between two options:
- Economical delivery, with a 14-day lead time through a tracked parcel.
- UPS delivery with a lead time of 3/6 days also via tracked parcel.
Our artisanal jewelry workshop does not mass produce, nor have any stock, so your ankh pendant necklace will be manufactured in our workshop after receiving your order.
Please take into account a manufacturing lead time of 1 week for the manufacture of the latter in our workshop before shipping your package.
We master every step of the making process of your jewelry, from CAD modeling, 3D printing, lost wax casting, and precious metal handiwork, to the setting of gemstones and diamonds, which allows us to guarantee the quality of our jewelry.
How to choose your pendant
Conventional pendant size is set between one and two inches. As a tip, your pendant should not weigh more than 4/5 times the weight of your chain.
If you want to discover more pendant makings and creations made in our workshop, we invite you to have a look at our blog about personalized pendants.
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