Amulets & Talismans

Boghdad n. 24 – South Morocco

Boghdad n. 24 – South Morocco

1970′. Silver (gr. 57,9 – 2.04 oz.). Size: cm. 8,2 x 6,8 (3.23″ x 2.68″). Wonderful work. Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the Siwa oasis in Egypt, and from the Mediterranean to the Niger River. The name Berber appeared for the first time after the end of the Roman Empire. Many Berbers […]

Boghdad n. 23 – South Morocco

Boghdad n. 23 – South Morocco

End 19th century – early 20th century. Silver (gr. 16,3 – 0.57 oz.). Size: cm. 4,9 x 4,2 (1.93″ x 1.65″). Excellent conditions. Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the Siwa oasis in Egypt, and from the Mediterranean to the Niger River. The name Berber appeared for the first time after the end […]

Tuareg Agadez Cross on Leather Gris-Gris – Niger

Tuareg Agadez Cross on Leather Gris-Gris – Niger

Mid 20th century. The silver Agadez cross is cm 10,7 high x cm. 7,5 width (4.21″ x 2.95″). Grams 49,0 (1.72 oz). The Tuareg live in one of the most inhospitable areas of the planet: the central part of the Sahara Desert. Their whole existence, difficult and precarious, is dominated by an overriding concern to protect and defend […]

Ring Talisman – HRKMO – Axum, Tigray Region, North Ethiopia

Ring Talisman – HRKMO – Axum, Tigray Region, North Ethiopia

Mid 20th century. Silver alloy with gold wash; gr. 54,9 (1.93 oz.); diameter cm. 3,2 high (1.25″); cm. 0,9 depth (0.35″). Excellent conditions. These elaborate heavy rings are Christians talismans. They are worn as pendant and are symbols of prestige. Axum was the center of the marine trading power known as the Aksumite Kingdom, which predated the earliest mentions in […]

Coptic Cross – Northen Ethiopia

Coptic Cross – Northen Ethiopia

Silver. Cm. 5,0 x cm. 3,9 (1.96 x 1.53 Inches); gr. 10,2 (0.35 oz.). Excellent condition. Pendant crosses are received at baptism and worn around the neck as their owner’s most prized possession, a talisman and symbol of faith combined. Sold Please share this content if you like it:

Tuareg Crosses – Tahoua – Niger

Tuareg Crosses – Tahoua – Niger

1960-1970. Silver, wool grams 33,6 (1.18 oz). Each cross is cm. 7,0 x 4,1 (2.75” x 1.61”). The Tuareg live in one of the most inhospitable areas of the planet: the central part of the Sahara Desert. Their whole existence, difficult and precarious, is dominated by an overriding concern to protect and defend themselves from hostile supernatural forces that inhabit the surrounding […]

Coptic Cross – Northen Ethiopia

Coptic Cross – Northen Ethiopia

Silver. Cm. 5,4 x cm. 3,7 (2.12 x 1.45 Inches); gr. 12,0 (0.42 oz.). Excellent condition. Pendant crosses are received at baptism and worn around the neck as their owner’s most prized possession, a talisman and symbol of faith combined. Please share this content if you like it:

Coptic Cross – Northen Ethiopia

Coptic Cross – Northen Ethiopia

  Silver. Cm. 5,9 x cm. 3,9 (2.32 x 1.53 Inches); gr. 24,5 (0.86 oz.). Excellent condition. Pendant crosses are received at baptism and worn around the neck as their owner’s most prized possession, a talisman and symbol of faith combined. Please share this content if you like it:

Bronze Amulet – Chameleons – Burkina Faso

Bronze Amulet – Chameleons – Burkina Faso

20th century. Cm. 11,8 high x 8,8 width (4.64″ x 3.46″); Gr. 83,3 (2.93 oz.). Due to its physically mutating nature and adaptability, the Chameleon is a symbol of wisdom. Lost-wax casting. The mold is destroyed every time; every object is a unique piece. The Lobi are an ethnic group that originated in what is today Ghana. Starting around […]

Coptic Cross – Northen Ethiopia

Coptic Cross – Northen Ethiopia

Silver. Cm. 8,9 x cm. 6,2 (3.50 x 2.44 Inches); gr. 22,6 (0.79 oz.). Excellent condition. Pendant crosses are received at baptism and worn around the neck as their owner’s most prized possession, a talisman and symbol of faith combined. Please share this content if you like it:

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