Estate 14k yellow gold scarab stick pin. This highly collectable piece features a beautiful, iridescent scarab beetle held in 14k yellow gold prongs with gold legs and antennas. Ancient Egypt influenced jewelry designs in the 19th century due to archaeological discoveries of tombs filled with artifacts, including motifs derived from religious symbolism. Scarabs were worn as talisman to protect humans from evil spirits, used as a powerful symbol of luck, fortune, and rebirth in ancient Egypt. The scarab motif continues to inspire jewelry designs today, emulating the ancient aesthetic. This unique piece would make a wonderful addition to any collection!