Amuletic bracelet made from twisted wire and beads

Made:
1880-1925
maker:
Unknown
Group of various amulets, used to prevent/cure various diseases & ailments and bring good fortune. In the centre is a

Buy this image as a print 

Buy

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

License

Buy this image as a print 

Buy

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

License

Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Group of various amulets, used to prevent/cure various diseases & ailments and bring good fortune. In the centre is a
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Amuletic bracelet of twisted wire and blue and brown beads, said to bring luck and ward of rheumatism, South African, 1880-1925

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A160806
Materials:
beads, glass and iron, wire
type:
bracelet - jewelry
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
credit:
Sothebys