The ankh, also known as key of life, was the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic character that read “eternal life”. Egyptian gods are often portrayed carrying it by its loop, or bearing one in each hand, arms crossed over their chest.
Egyptian Collar: Position large paper plate bottom side up. Trace hole, cut & cut vertical slit. Once you are happy with the collar's fit, paint it gold. Paint short strokes to form each row or layer of "beads". Paint more rows of colors until you have decorated the entire collar. X