A cartouche is a royal nameplate or seal that was used by all ancient Egyptian pharaohs as a powerful amulet of protection for all eternity. You can translate any name into ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics in this elegant, timeless pendant, handmade to order at the bazaar of Khan el Khalili in the heart of old Cairo, Egypt. The Small size (1 1/2″) will fit up to 3 symbols, Medium (1 3/4″) up to 5 symbols, Large size (2″) will fit up to 7 symbols, and Extra Large up to 9 symbols. IMPORTANT: To enter your personalization, select “Gift Options” for this item in the checkout process, and enter the name you would like translated to hieroglyphics into the area called ‘FREE GIFT NOTE’. This pendant is ‘Open-Style’, which means that the background is cut away. The solid style is also available (hieroglyphs are on a solid background).