Homage to Ra

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EpochBeads-7322This necklace was a labour of love! My first ‘large’ piece of bead embroidery. Every bead is stitched by hand by myself!EpochBeads-7354

It is Egyptian in style and features the Eye of Ra (the Egyptian Sun God). Necklace has 4 Lapis Lazuli cabochons totalling 265 carats!! and Lapis gemstone chips. Necklace has glass scarabs, Swarovski Rivoli’s and crystals, seed beads (8, 11 15) and bugle beads.

EpochBeads-7336Necklace has a Lapis cabochon tassel at the center front.

Center front to bottom of ‘bib’ measures 11 cms (4 & 1/2 inches), EpochBeads-7346cabochon tassel measures 15 cms (6 inches).
Back of necklace has navy blue ultrasuede which makes it very comfortable and luxurious to wear.

To see more gorgeous photographs of this necklace got to

I have written a blog on the making of this piece, including the things that went wrong!

https://epochbeads.wordpress.com/2013/02/21/homage-to-ra-necklace-inspiration-trials-and-tribulations/

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