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Ankh Pewter Pendant

Ankh Pewter Pendant
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Brand: Nirvana
Product Code: NV-MNL-523
SKU: NVMNL523
Availability: 9 - 14 days Unless on Backorder

Price: $14.99

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Ankh Pewter Pendant

This Ankh pewter pendant features an Ankh with the Winged Solar Disk in the loop, flowers on the crossbar and the sun with Ra on the down  bar is approximately 1.5 inches long x .5 inch wide and comes on a story card with a 33 inch long black cord and is available in either a pewter or antique brass finish.

The Ankh is an ancient Egyptian symbol that is formed by an oval or point-down teardrop set atop a T shape and is known as key of life, the key of the Nile or crux ansata. A hieroglyphic character that represents the concept of eternal life. The Egyptian gods are often portrayed carrying it by its loop, or bearing one in each hand, arms crossed over their chest.

The Winged Solar Disk is one of the oldest Egyptian icons and symbols that appeared as early as the Old Kingdom. It is usually a symbol of royalty, divinity and power the soul and its eternity it was often placed in temples as a memento to the people of their eternal nature. During the Middle Kingdom, it evolved into a symbol of protection and became a popular protective amulet during the Ptolemaic Period.

The Winged Solar Disk has been connected with the sun god, Ra. However, it has been known as the Behdety, an ancient god which was later assimilated by Horus and became the Horus of Behdet. It is said that this is the form that the god Horus takes when in flight towards battle with the goddesses Nekhbet and Uazet in the form of uraeus snakes joining him at his side.

Dimensions
Product Size Pendant is approximately 1.5 inches long x .5 inch wide.
Finish
Metal Plated Plating is a very old process and can be done using gold, silver, brass and other metals. Usually a more expensive metal such as gold is plated over a lesser metal like pewter or sterling silver. An entire piece may be plated or just small details to enhance the design. Plating can be worn away or corroded away in some situations though pieces can be re-plated by some jewelers.
Material
Brass Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc; the proportions of zinc and copper can be varied to create a range of tones from dull, muted gold to bright and shiny gold. Used for everything from jewelry to home decor. It doesn't tarnish and some formulations are completely corrosion resistant. Thin layers of brass can be electroplated over other metals such as pewter.
Pewter Pewter is a malleable metal alloy, traditionally 85–99% tin, with the remainder consisting of copper and other metals. It has a low melting point and is very easy to cast in molds. It has been used since ancient times for everything from jewelry to table wear and was once called the "poor mans silver". Generally pewter has a grayish/silver semi-dull finish, though this varies depending on the metals combined with the tin and can be colored black or other shades or plated with gold or silver. Pewter is generally hypo-allergenic and will not tarnish or react in most conditions. Note it can break or crack if flexed multiple times and rings cannot be re-sized, though interior ring springs or other adjusters might be used.

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