Silver & Stone Hamsa Necklace adapted from child's amulet. Kurdistan 19th Century

Silver & Stone Hamsa Necklace adapted from child's amulet. Kurdistan 19th Century

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jIM-500306

Brand: The Israel Museum

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Silver & Stone Hamsa Necklace adapted from child's amulet. Kurdistan 19th Century
Silver & Stone Hamsa Necklace adapted from child's amulet. Kurdistan 19th Century

Description

925 Sterling silver

Size of pendant: 1.2" X 0.9" / 3 cm X 2.2 cm

Length of chain: 18" / 45 cm

This stunning sterling silver hamsa is perfectly accented with delicate filigree-style metalwork as well as bright colorful red and turquoise beads.

This wonderful piece of jewelry is based on a child's amuletic pendant made in Kurdistan's Jewish community in the 19th century. It is part of the collection of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

The necklace comes with a lovely sterling silver chain.

This item comes with a certificate of authenticity from the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Enclosed is a brief description of its historical background in English and Hebrew.