1920s Egyptian Revival Vintage Enamel Scarab Beetle Bracelet

This charming bracelet is truly emblematic of the 1920s Egyptian Revival aesthetic. 

Condition Report:

Very Good - Excellent. However, the bolt ring is possibly a later replacement. 


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The Details...

This gilt metal bracelet features 14 multicoloured enamel scarab beetles along its length. It fastens with a bolt ring and measures 18cm in length. 

A Short History...

In 1922, Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun and, thereby, ignited a Western fascination with Ancient Egypt which permeated the Arts. Jewellery designers created heavily stylised profiles of people and hieroglyphs taken from tomb walls, as can be seen in this brooch. Reviving Egyptian motifs was a real 1920s celebration of adventure and breaking down cultural barriers. 

Wear it With...

This bracelet would look stylish stacked with a charm bracelet and others.  

  • Colour Gold, Blue, Red, Yellow, White
  • Era 1920s
  • Occasion Work, Smart Casual, Holiday and Globetrotting, Everyday
  • Trend World Voyage, Gatsby Glamour, One with Nature