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