Coper Necklaces
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  Bits of Petra copper necklaces, 15 designs:  
         
  Ain Ghazal necklace   The double headed statues from Ain Ghazal, Amman, are the earliest statues in human civilization.  
         
    The Assyrian architecture has influenced the design of the earliest monuments in Petra.  
         
    Camels were tamed around 1200 B.C., it became possible to cross the desert of Arabia, Petra area started gaining importance as a meeting point for trade routes.  
         
    The crow-steps have been used for a long time in the area as ornamentations made from mud bricks. In Petra they turned into stone.  
         
    A row of circles and lines decorates some facades in Petra, one good example is the Deir (the Monastery).  
         
    The Double Cornice facade was one of the most original styles in Nabataean architecture.  
         
    After a long time of having a cube to represent gods, the Nabataeans have added some elements to it, square eyes and a nose.  
         
    The eyes in many representations of Nabataean gods were carved as circles inside squares.  
         
    Lines were used as decorative elements on Petra's facades.  
         
    Niches have been carved in many places in Petra (many in The Siq) with images representing gods. A rectangular shape used to represent early Nabataean gods.  
         
    A palm tree, carved on one of the quarries of Wadi Siyyagh.  
         
    “Al Salam Alaikum” in Arabic translates to peace be upon you, salam also meant peace in Nabataean language.  
         
    The Siq, a 1.2 km. long canyon, is the entrance to Petra.  
         
    The Treasury, The largest and most famous monument in Petra with Greek architectural influence.  
         
    Al Uzza, the goddess of Petra, was associated with high places.  
         
         
  Bits of Petra copper statues, 10 designs:  
         
  Al Uzza   Al Uzza, the Goddess of Petra, was associated with high places.  
         
  Ataraata   Ataraata (Atargatis) as depicted in Wadi Siyyagh in Petra, was the Goddess of vegetation and fertility.  
         
  Tomb 1   Nabataeans have carved many tombs into the mountains of Petra, the Negev desert, the north of Arabia and Sinai.  
         
  Tomb 2      
         
  Tomb 3      
         
  Tomb 4      
         
  Tomb 5      
         
Facades of Petra collection
         
  Rock art camel   Rock art is ancient etchings on rocks depicting caravans, hunting scenes and inscriptions, found in Petra, Wadi Rum and the eastern desert.  
         
  Ain Ghazal   The double headed statues from Ain Ghazal, Amman, are the earliest statues in human civilization.  
         
  Doublle cournice facade   The Double Cornice was one of the most original styles in Nabataean architecture.  
         
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Material: Cast copper into sand molds.

Designer: Anees Maani.

Points of sale:

Amman: Mlabbas (Rainbow street, Amman), Hyatt Amman, Marriott Amman, Sheraton Amman, The Gallery - Inetrcontinental Hotel, National Gallery for fine arts.

Petra: downstreet from the Theatre.

Wadi Musa: Moevenpick Petra, Made in Jordan.

Aqaba: Moevenpick Aqaba.

Dead Sea: Moevenpick Dead Sea, Kempinski Hotel.

 
     
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