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Personalized Jewelry: Egyptian Open Filigree Cartouche Pendant in 18k Yellow Gold with  18k Yellow or White Gold Symbols



Egyptian cartouche jewelry - Open Filigree Cartouche buy direct from the factory

""Display your name, initials or inscription (up to 9 symbols), shown with 18k white gold symbols, yellow gold symbols are available.
""Use our  hieroglyphic typewriter to see your  name or choose symbols in English or Arabic.
 free giftIncludes a free mother of pearl box.
""Your personalized cartouche usually ships within 48 hours,  3 business day delivery available...see shipping FAQ's for details.
""You will be given all option choices and a chance for any special instructions i.e. symbol choice when you click on the "add to cart" link, click here to see an example of the ordering process.
""Please take the time to read about caring for your personalized cartouche jewelry by clicking here and our policies.
"" This cartouche is also available in 21k Gold, contact us for prices.
""If you need help with designing your cartouche, or just have a quick here to "chat" with us online.  We're here to help!

Product Specifications

Up to 4 Symbols Min. grams of gold 3.00:  up to  1 1/2"  L *

$315.00 Safe, secure, online shopping

5 to 6 Symbols Min. grams of gold 3.70:  up to 1 3/4"  L *

$390.00 Safe, secure, online shopping

7 to 9 Symbols Min. grams of gold 4.25:  up to  2"  L  * 

$445.00 Safe, secure, online shopping

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stone carved cartouche with hieroglyphicsWhat is a Cartouche?  A Cartouche  (pronounced "kar-toosh") is actually a French word meaning 'gun cartridge'. When Napoleon's soldiers were in Egypt, they called the oval shaped etchings surrounding the king names "cartouche" because it reminded them of the shape of their gun cartridges, or bullets. Cartouches have a a long lasting legend that dates back over 5000 years ago. The use of the cartouche started during the Fourth Dynasty under Pharaoh Sneferu.  Prior to this the name of the kings and gods were written in a rectangular frame.  The cartouche was known in ancient Egypt as the shenu, derived from the Egyptian word "Sheni" which means to encircle.. A Cartouche was originally designed for the Pharaohs  to be an amulet of  protection.  Each Cartouche had the name of the person wearing it written in Egyptian Hieroglyphics. This was particularly important that it the name be permanently preserved in stone, because as long as the name was spoken the soul lived on.  Your personalized cartouche jewelry will be  hand made in our  Cairo workshop.  Custom orders welcomed. 

Free Mother of Pearl Box*Please note:  Specifications dimensions are approximate, and are inclusive of the  bail  for the chain.    Size will vary according to symbols. Some names will have symbols that are more vertical in nature than horizontal, physical support of the symbols is an important factor in determining size.   This will dictate the final length. There are no refunds on cartouches as each one is a personalized order.  With the ever increasing price of gold we feel it is important that you know exactly what you are buying, therefore  we have elected to publish the grams of gold. Your personalized cartouche jewelry will not weigh less than what we publish, this is the minimum it will weigh, in 99.9% of the cases your cartouche will weigh more than what we publish.  All of our jewelry bears a hallmark stamp of the government, attesting to the fact that it is 18k gold. It is not a dent, or a flaw, it is the stamp, this is your protection that you are getting 18k gold.  It is virtually impossible to give an exact weight until the cartouche is complete as it will depend on the symbols, and we feel giving a range, i.e. of 3 to 5 grams of gold is extremely misleading. The artists reserve the right to choose the hieroglyphic symbols and arrangement. (Some letters such as "a" "h" and "m" have two symbols.) If you have particular symbols please advise us in the "Special Instructions" box on the order form. 



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