In Process: Small Components

Vintage Czech glass beads: plausible fake hieroglyphs with netted bezels. They look like names of pharoahs but they’re not.
Small glass scarabs made in post-war Japan, with peyote bezels using 15/0 Delica beads. I’m going to need new glasses.
Kitty shens: the Egyptian hieroglyph for “eternity” is a an underlined circle. Egyptologists believe that it represents the path of the sun and the limitless horizon. The cats are my addition. Nine eternal lives are even better,