This unique sacred amulet, the Egyptian Scarab, serves as a powerful protector. It is a symbol of Faith, Optimism, Hope and it represents a cosmic kind of trust, an assurance that the setting sun will soon rise again.
In Ancient Egypt it was believed that the one who wears the Scarab Amulet, will attract Good Luck, Personal Growth, Divine Wisdom and Good Health.
The Scarab is one of the most known objects of Ancient Egypt, it was an extremely common and powerful artifact that used to symbolize Becoming, Being, Rebirth and Regeneration.
This winged Scarab Amulet is depicted holding a sun disk.
The ancient Egyptians believed that Khepri, the representation of god Ra as the rising sun disc, recreated the sun every day before rolling it above the horizon, then carried it through the other world after sunset, only to recreate it, again, the next day.
The name Khepri originates from the ancient Egyptian word Kheper, meaning “to become” or “to be transformed”. He is the creative power associated with the miracle of every morning’s sunrise, “The Shining One”.
Beetles of the Scarabaeidae family or Dung beetle, roll nutritious dung into a ball, mold it as a chamber and lay their eggs into it. In this manner the larvae hatch and are immediately surrounded by food.
The ancient Egyptian also observed that the Scarab beetle often laid its eggs in the nutritious remains of dead animals and considered it a symbol of life being created from dead matter.
For these reasons the scarab was seen as a symbol of Khepri’s heavenly cycle and as an incarnation of the same cosmic manifestation of rebirth.
Since the scarab hieroglyph is associated with the concepts of: Existence, Manifestation, Development, Growth, and Effectiveness, the beetle itself was one of the most well-known and sacred of all amulets in Ancient Egypt’s history.
Making our Egyptian Scarab Amulet, we set a cornelian stone to depict the sun disk and on it we carved the Ankh, which is an ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic symbol that was most commonly used in writing and in art to represent the word “life” and the delicate and profound concept that it stands for.
In the outer side of the wings we set Rubis, the stone of the Sun, the one that represent Ra/Khepri.
In the inner side of the wings we set emeralds that represent Growth according to ancient Egyptian.