Ancient Egyptian Jewelry: Scarab Necklace

A while back I picked up this neat Ancient Arts Jewelry (*affiliate link*) making kit at a used homeschool book sale.  It is a great kit that comes with instructions and all of the supplies you need to make jewelry from Egypt, Rome, Native America, India, and Africa.

Rachel pulled out the Ancient Egyptian craft and was excited to learn that she could make a scarab necklace!

She used tweezers to place little plastic beads in the metal scarab form.  It was a tedious and time-consuming process but she loved it.  She enjoys crafts and enjoys sorting and organizing things in just the right way so this was a perfect project for her.

I offered to help but she insisted that I take out the two beads I put in so that it would be entirely her project!

Next she put her scarab in the oven to melt the plastic beads.  How pretty!

She is very proud of her scarab necklace and has already worn it to the grocery store for all to see :)

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