Rivers of Eden Amulet-Pendant
Replica of a pendant from Eretz-Israel, 19th century
Etched on both sides of the amulet are the names of the angel Taftafia and the four rivers of Eden: Pishon, Gihon, Hidekel (Tigris), and Phrat (Euphrates), inscribed in anagrams. Two loops for hanging are attached to the top of the silver pendant.
This beautiful and delicate piece, suitable for any age and gender, is sure to make an exciting addition to your jewelry collection.
Did You Know? The use of amulets dates from ancient times and continues to this day. Amulets were intended to protect the wearer, his family, and his possessions from natural disasters, spells, and the evil eye. Some were thought to bear healing properties or aid fertility; others protected the wearer on his travels, conferred blessings and good fortune, or elicited the good will and love of others. The magical power attributed to Jewish amulets stems from the versions of God’s name or Biblical verses inscribed on them. For extra protection, the name of the wearer was sometimes added.SHOW MORE
Weight 100 g Dimensions 8 × 6 × 3 cm
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