Seller: kmerattray (1,537) 100%, Location: Rainbow City, Alabama, Ships to: US, Item: 273587958397 An ancient Egyptian red jasper and carnelian amuletic necklace with carnelian and glass beads , interspaced with cardium edule shell amulets; the central pendant is a heart amulet. Shell amulets were used to protect evil influences.This necklace is from my personal collection. I have been collecting unique antiquity pieces over the years, and now I am selling some of them to finance new acquisitions. Material: Jasper, carnelian and glass beads.Size: 14.8" in length and includes an ancient Egyptian style single loop-in-loop chain extender which I had special handmade in 4" sterling silver to extend the necklace to a total of 19" in length.Weight: 21.3 grams without extender.Culture: EgyptianPeriod: New Kingdom, c. 1550-1070 B.C.Provenance: From the Foxwell family collection. Mr. H G and Miss E Foxwell purchased their collection from the late 1890's until the early 1920's, acquiring from the Forman collection (sold by Sotheby's in 1900) and the Mc Gregor collection (sold by Sotheby's in 1922) and the Clements collection in 1923 and thence by descent. Purchased from Ancient Art of London in the U.K. for £ 1,000 /GBP. Certificate of Authenticity included. Shipping within the United States ONLY Condition: Intact, excellent, very fine wearable condition., Provenance: Yes, Material: Jasper, carnelian and glass beads.