The scarab beetle holds profound spiritual significance, particularly in ancient Egypt. It symbolizes transformation, protection, and rebirth. Egyptians observed the scarab's habit of rolling dung balls, which they buried as a source of nourishment for their offspring. This behavior became a powerful metaphor for the cycle of life, death, and rebirth. The scarab, often depicted with its wings outstretched, represented the rising sun, signifying the dawn of a new day and the enduring cycle of existence. It was also seen as a protector against evil, worn as an amulet to ward off harm and ensure safe passage into the afterlife. Additionally, it embodied the qualities of resilience and luck, bringing positive energy and prosperity to those who carried or wore it.
Beyond Egypt, the scarab's spiritual significance has transcended cultures, symbolizing themes of transformation and renewal. In contemporary times, scarab jewelry and art remain popular as symbols of personal growth, protection, and the enduring power of positive energy.
The pendant is made from 316L stainless steel and is plated in either Sterling Silver, Gold or Rose Gold depending on which you choose from.
Each pendant comes complete in a presentation gift box.
The chain is adjustable from 17-19".
The pendant itself measures approximately 1.4cm/0.55" x 1.4cm/0.55"