Last Week We Saw an Ad: One Egyptian Mummy – Queen, Ptolemaic Dynasty – Original Wrapping ~ Ships from Hoboken, NJ
Helpful Pyramid Hint #1: Egyptian Queens were buried with all their jewelry!
The entire crew got so excited when Fed Ex arrived, the driver complaining our package kept making moaning sounds. Cool, we thought, a live one. It had been a while since we unwrapped a live mummy! We got out the official Pyramid tarp.
Helpful Pyramid hint #2: Never unwrap a mummy without putting a blue tarp down first.
We know what you’re thinking: What about the Curse of the Pharaohs cast upon any person who disturbs the mummy of an Ancient Egyptian, especially a Queen or Pharaoh?
Helpful Pyramid Hint #3: Get a good Falafel & Fava Bean recipe.
Facts about Lapis Lazuli
Lapis evokes an age of opulence and wealth. The ancient Egyptians were in love with lapis lazuli. They crafted pendants and beads from it, and it is featured on Tutankhamen’s iconic death mask. Cleopatra and other ancients used crushed lapis stones as make-up material.
Abracadabra and hocus pocus
Ancient civilizations believed that lapis lazuli could protect the wearer from the evil eye. Today, it’s believed it enhances personal awareness, insight and intellect – it’s said to make you feel peaceful, and at ease with yourself.
It’s all about the fashion…
Lapis lazuli although an age-old stone has a decidedly contemporary feel, a stark contrast to its more sparkling gemstone cousins. Its saturated intense cobalt color contrasts perfectly with silver and gold.