A beaded necklace from ancient Egypt, BC, faience, carnelian, and limestone beads (public domain) Fashionable Beads Articles of clothing made of beads were considered to be a fashion amongst ancient Egyptian women.
This beautiful pendant illustrates the throne name of King Tutankhamun, "Neb- kheprew-re." The central element is the scarab "Khepri" made of a fine piece of lapis lazuli, and three strokes of plural "sign in hieroglyphs" below it.
A golden pectoral from the royal grave at Tolstaja Mogila kurgan, Ukraine, 400 BC. Depicting Scythian life and mythologies. Cast with Greek workmanship. Scythian jewelry from BC held at the Met in The weight of the piece is 1150 grams, or troy oz, or lb.