Size: 1.1″ x 1.75″
The combination of the Sun face and the Lotus demonstrates 2 very important symbols in Ancient Egypt.
The SUN represents Resurrection, and a Talisman for divine protection.
The LOTUS flower that rises in the morning from the muddy waters to flower is a symbol of purity, resurrection, and perfect beauty. The Lotus motif in these earrings is inlaid with Horus’ eye-shaped garnet cabochon, and grain rounded end. Egypt, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty (1570 BCÄ1293 BC).
24 Karat gold-plate over pewter. Enhanced by Garnet cabochons. Gold-filled ear-wires.