Wall Hamsa Adapted from Child's Amulet. Kurdistan 19th Century

Made in Israel
$69.00
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Add a special touch of faith to your home decor with this stunning wall hanging from the Israel Museum Collection:

  • Based on a 19th century children's amulet from Kurdistan, this silver-plated Hamsa wall hanging boasts a filigreed design and is adorned with colorful beads.
  • Comes from the Land of Israel with a certificate of authenticity as well as a Hebrew / English historic description of the item.
  • Will make a special gift for a birthday, housewarming, engagement, anniversary, holiday or any other special occasion.
$69.00

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Silver Plated / Blackened Brass

Size: 3.7" x 5.9" / 9.5 cm x 15 cm

This beautiful hamsa will add a touch of beauty to any wall you choose to hang it on! Its robust heavy metal body is perfectly accented with delicate filigree-style metalwork as well as the bright colorful red and turquoise beads.

This large wall decoration is based on a much smaller original piece, 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.

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.

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem is among the world's most highly rated encyclopedic museums. It holds the biggest collection of ancient Israel and Bible Lands antiquities on the planet, and is home to groundbreaking archaeological discoveries such as the Dead Sea Scrolls. The museum creates replicas and adaptations of Jewish and Israeli artifacts from around the world; these rare pieces make wonderful gifts.

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