© 2009 Translated by Ayman Hammouda-Eyre
Egyptian Gold Marks
The Assay & Weights Administration is the controlling authority of Egyptian gold marks and examining and appraising precious metals in Egypt today.
Ancient Egypt was one of the oldest civilizations on earth and the Ancient Egyptians, the original stone masons were experts in weights and measurements.
As Ancient Egyptian jewelry testifies, the Ancient Egyptians understood the importance of precious metals and gemstones, and we know from ancient history that their kings and queens and royalty used them as ornaments. Even modern kings and queens of Egypt understood the influential role Ancient Egyptian Jewelry can play. Be amazed, read about the Mubarak Egyptian Collection of Jewelry and precious objects Here...
Although an Ancient Egyptian gold marking system hasn't been completely unravelled on Egyptian antique gold jewelry, Egyptian archaeologists do know that the Ancient Egyptians established certain protocols and regulations to assure the accuracy of these criteria were met, even back then.
The Ancient Egyptians recognized that besides using gold and gemstones as ornaments these jewels and metals could also be used as a method of saving.
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To locate a branch of the Administrative Authority of Assays and Weights in Egypt, contact the Egyptian Ministry of Trade & Industry. The link can be found in the Jewelry Resources.
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