In ancient Egypt, the dead were portrayed as transformed into crocodiles of knowledge. This armored reptile is beautifully hand crafted of copper in the repousse technique of hammering the design in relief. The crocodile stands on a hand chiseled piece
...Museum of Jewelry is a bridge between the ancient design and modern application...
Our earliest knowledge of jewelry and the jeweler's art comes from the tombs of Egypt, where wall paintings and artifacts reveal the fantastic story of 3000 years of the Pharaohs.