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Old Ethiopian or Yemeni amulet pendant

£45.00

Decorative hirz amulet with a central red glass cabochon.

Red glass cabochons like those used here are often used in Yemeni jewellery to bring good health to the wearer, especially during childbirth. An eye-catching piece, made early early 20th century.

This antique piece is made of low-grade silver and is likely to have been made in either Ethiopia or Yemen.

Slightly misshapen.

Date:

Circa 1920

Material:

Low-grade silver & glass

Dimensions:

4.2 cm (h) x 5.7 cm (w)

Weight:

37.2 g

Ref:

AMU-135