Silver Childbirth Pendant. Replica. Persia 18th-19th Century

Brand The Israel Museum

Item # IM-411007

List Price $39.00

Your price $32.95




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Product Description

925 Sterling silver

Size: 0.6" X 0.6" / 1.4 X 1.5 cm

The Hebrew word in the center of the pendant reads Shaddai, one of the names of the Almighty.

Amulets were intended to guard their owners' families and property from natural disasters, spells, and evil spirits.  Some were used to heal sickess and cure infertility; others were meant to shield the traveler from peril, to promote success and bounty, and even to secure the affection of friends and lovers.

This item comes with a lovely sterling silver snake chain in your choice of length.

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


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