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Scarab Raku Oil Bottle

Wear or display your oils with this ancient symbol.

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$8.95

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Scarab Raku Oil Bottle

This attractive glazed clay oil bottle is crafted into the image of the Sacred Scarab. Designed with the traditional Japanese art of Raku, each is a wonderful vessel for your oils and perfumes. Crafted after an old fashioned style jug, the "handles" on each side allows you to add a cord to wear close to your heart.
Each bottle measures approximately 1 3/4 inch long and includes a cork.

Bottle only - no chain or cord.

The scarab was a sacred symbol for the Ancient Egyptians. The particular species of beetle represented in numerous amulets and works of art was commonly the large sacred scarab (Scarabaeus sacer). The action of the scarab dung beetle rolling balls of dung along the ground and depositing them in its burrows was regarded as a representation of the sun and its course through the heavens, rolled by the scarab god Khepri. In many artifacts, the scarab is depicted pushing the sun along its course in the sky. The scarab beetle became an ancient Egyptian symbol for rebirth, and each day the sun disappeared, always to rise again and be reborn the following day.