Amuletic necklace, from Hebron, Palestine, c. 1880-1930.

Made:
1880-1930

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Amuletic necklace, 25 glass discs threaded on string each with onlaid circles of glass resembling eyes, protection against Evil Eye, from Hebron, Palestinian, 1880-1930

Each disc has inlaid circles of glass resembling eyes, for protection against the Evil Eye - illness, disease or misfortune created by the envy or ill-feeling of others - made in Hebron, Palestine, 1880-1930