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Sunday, May 16, 2010

Forget the Afterlife, These Are for Here and Now

source : nytimes.com
Published: May 12, 2010

Egyptian JewelryTOMB RAIDERS Clockwise from top left: Lanvin gold and turquoise serpent choker, $2,875 at Barneys New York; Fallon gunmetal and crystal Isis earrings, $150 at Barneys Co-Op; Anndra Neen mixed-metal pyramid pendants, $495 and $550 at kirnazabete.com; TomTom 18-karat gold-plated link necklace with gunmetal chains, $325 at evanewyork.net; Eddie Borgo Step Collar in 18-karat gold plate and black pavé crystals, $1,250 at Bergdorf Goodman; A Peace Treaty handmade antiqued gold-plated bronze earrings, $170 at apeacetreaty.com; Low Luv by Erin Wasson 14- karat gold-plated hieroglyphic cuff, $105 at mywardrobe.com; Fallon oxidized sterling-silver-plated brass Cairo bangle, $170 at Fenton/Fallon, and Tomb cuff, $198 at shopbop.com.

PYRAMIDS, pharaohs, snakes, hieroglyphics and plenty of golden jewels — yep, King Tut is back in town.
Should a childhood fixation with all things ancient Egyptian be rekindled by the arrival of the latest blockbuster Tut exhibition, “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs,” now at Discovery Times Square Exposition, we’ve unearthed a trove of cool spring jewelry that would be the envy of a pharaoh.
Two of this year’s nominees for the accessories award that the Council of Fashion Designers of America will bestow next month found their way to Egypt via quite different routes. ...


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