Egyptian Necklace
Glaive Ankh (Steel)

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It's an ankh! It's a glaive! It's an eye of Ra! This steel necklace is the perfect combination of three famous symbols coming from ancient Egyptian religion.

  • Stainless steel pendant: quality 316L steel, nobly patinates over time, water resistant
  • Resistant pendant: meshed, reinforced and elegant structure
  • Very agreeable to wear
  • Neat and precise details
  • Chain length: 19.5" (50 cm) | Pendant size: 32x63 mm | Weight: ~34 gr
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If you are looking for a necklace, reminiscent of the land of the pharaohs, this ankh necklace "sacred ankh" (steel) could be a great choice! If not, you can also visit our complete collection of ankh necklaces to see all the models with this cross-shaped emblem of ancient Egypt.

If you are not interested in this type of symbol, you can discover all our Egyptian necklaces. If you want even more choices, don't hesitate to have a look at the rings, bracelets and necklaces which compose our Egyptian jewelry.

Wepwawet Anubis pharaoh Narmer Anput (Middle and New kingdom)

 

The ankh symbol


The ankh () is originally an Egyptian hieroglyph meaning the word "life".
 
Several pharaohs names were composed of the word "ankh". The most famous being the two names of the son of the pharaoh Akhenaten: "Tutankhaten" (Tut-Ankh-Aten, which means "living image of the god Aten") and "Tutankhamun" (Tut-Ankh-Amun, which means "living image of the god Amun").

In ancient Egypt, the ankh referred to the gods who were often depicted wearing this symbol, indicating their powers over life and death (their immortality).

The ankh was linked (as a symbol of rebirth) to the goddess Isis and her husband Osiris. Indeed, when Osiris was killed by his brother (the god Set), his wife resurrected him with the help of the god of afterlife, Anubis.
  

The eye of Ra

  
The eye of Ra represents the destructive aspect of Ra's power. Indeed, in the "myth of the lion-headed goddess Sekhmet", Sekhmet is the form of the eye of Ra which punish mankind after that the men hadn't respected the 42 laws created by Maat, the goddess of justice.

Ra is a god who fight the forces of chaos, which threaten his 42 laws. However, this fight includes both the humans (who spread disorder) and cosmic powers (like the divine serpent of chaos Apep that Ra and other gods fight every night to avoid that this snake eats the Sun).