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Metaphysical and Magickal Amulets, Talismans, and Pendants.
All items are handcrafted in the USA by Pepi and Company
or in the UK by Alchemy Gothic
About Pepi and Company
Pepi and Co. utilizes a unique finishing process resulting in one of the most beautiful lines of jewelry you can find! Pepi and Co. enlists the creative energies of select artists and sculptors to develop and design each original piece. Concepts for designs are carefully researched for authenticity and historical relevance, utilizing historical and mystical texts including The Key of Solomon, The Qabalah, The Black Pullet, Greek, and Norse Mythologies. The resources are too numerous to mention and the research library keeps growing! Pepi's goal is to bring you beautifully interpreted, esoterically sensitive, quality designs created by highly skilled craftspeople.
About Alchemy Gothic...The Original Revivalists
All Alchemy Gothic products are conceived and designed in England by Alchemy Carta, and all pewter products are made in England in the Alchemy workshops. The metal used in the manufacture of Alchemy Gothic pewter products is of the highest grade, 92% tin alloy (to BSS5140 standard), known as "English Pewter." You can find many detailed articles on the symbols, backgrounds, history, and characters behind Alchemy Gothic's subjects, designs, and art online at www.alchemygothic.com/ref
Bastet Cat Goddess Pendant Talisman - handcrafted by Pepi and Company
“Bastet”, or “Bast”, was a most popular goddess of ancient Egypt. She was a cat-headed deity. The domestic cat was revered in Ancient Egypt because of it’s mysterious nature and affinity for it’s human owners. One of the largest, most joyous and elaborate festivals was held in honor of Bastet in the city of Bubastis. It is estimated that 700,000 people attended this festival every year. Egyptologists uncovered catacombs of mummified felines in the ruins of the Temple of Bubastis.
It was believed the feline mummies could bring messages to the gods from their owners. Bastet was called “The Divine Mother”. Her Greek counterpart was the Goddess Artemis, and Roman Goddess Diana. During the Middle Ages, the name Diana, came to mean “Queen of the Witches” and the cat became identified with witchcraft and goddess worship. Goddess Diana.
Our “Bastet” is represented with an Egyptian headdress and skirt adorned with Lotus Blossoms. The lotus is a symbol of The Great Goddess. On her arms she wears the serpents; the oldest symbol of female power. The spiral at her naval symbolizes the mysteries of death and rebirth. Her darkly adorned eye is symbol of the Udjat or all-seeing eye, named after the Goddess Maat, the mother of truth.
....includes 36" cord, accent bead and booklet explaining This the history and use of the symbol or talisman.
Bastet, The Egyptian Cat Goddess is
1&1/2 H X 5/8 w
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