Bastet Cat Earring, Ancient Egypt, 925 Silver
Bast or Bastet Earring | 925 Sterling Silver
All Cats were sacred in Ancient Egypt. In the beginning Sekhmet, the war like face of Hathor, but in the New Kingdom a friendlier face appeared, more like a house cat as displayed here. As Bast or Bastet she became the Egyptian goddess of the home, domesticity, women's secrets, cats, fertility, and childbirth. She protected the home from evil spirits and disease, especially diseases associated with women and children.
Now available in Vermeil ~ Sterling Silver with Luxurious 24 KT Gold plate. This is a generous long lasting 2.5 microns thick ~ much richer than the usual 1 micron. These really have an authentic Ancient Egyptian Golden Glow !
Face 21 x 21 mm, Drop 39 mm