Ancient wall paintings and sculptures show that embroidery was worked on clothing from the earliest times.
Therefore, it was silver that was often considered more precious than gold.
The eastern desert was also an important source for colorful semi-precious stones such as carnelian, amethyst and jasper.
Those who could not afford jewelry made from gold or other stones would make their jewelry from colored pottery beads.
The perfumes of Egypt were the most numerous, but also the most sought and the costliest of antiquity, which used them extensively. These products were mixed with animal fat to make them compact and to preserve them.
In the Sinai were turquoise mines, the deep blue lapis lazuli had to come from far away Afghanistan.
Glass and faience (glaze over a core of stone or sand) were favorites to replace rocks because they could be produced in many colors.Ancient Egyptian clothes refers to clothing worn in ancient Egypt from the end of the Neolithic period (prior to 3100 BC) to the collapse of the Ptolemaic dynasty with the death of Cleopatra VII in 30 BC.Egyptian clothing was filled with a variety of colors.The most common headdress was the khat or nemes, a striped cloth worn by men.Royal clothing is particularly well documented, as well as the clothing and crowns of the Pharaohs. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London Until the mid-Eighteenth Dynasty women wore a tight-fitting sheath dress, a simple garment that falls from just below the breasts to just above the ankles, being held up by two shoulder straps.The term was first applied to decoratively stitched borders on medieval church vestments.