Star of David Silver Amulet. Replica. Eretz-Israel or Syria. 19th century
925 Sterling Silver
Size: 1.5" X 1.8" / 3.8 X 4.5 cm
This replica is incsribed at the center with the Hebrew letter "Heh", one of the names of G-d, surrounded by the acronym of Genesis 49:22, Jacob's blessing of Joseph. Biblical verses concerning Joseph are used as amuletic formulas against the evil eye.
In the corners are letters of the name of the angel "Taftafia". On the reverse are "Shaddai", one of the names of G-d, and "Matatron", the name of an angel, an acronym, and "Magen David". In the corners are the last letters in Genesis 1:1-5. The amulet has a round frame and a loop for hanging.
Comes with sterling silver chain or black silicone cord in your choice of length.
This item comes with a certificate of authenticity of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Enclosed is a small description of its historical background in English and Hebrew.