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White Shell and Leather Tuareg Necklace

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Destination: Marrakech, Morocco

Surprisingly modern in style, this antique Tuareg Khomissar amulet pendant is made of leather and hand cut pieces of conus shell. Set onto a leather backing with natural resin acting as glue, the five pieces of shell are set in a lozenge pattern. This motif is the Khomissar or Khomessa, a stylized hand of Fatima, or hamsa, one of the most popular amulets in Islamic world for protection.


Hamsa, the hand of Prophet Muhammad's daughter Fatima, is a symbol of patience, loyalty, faith and resistance against difficulties. According to common belief, it tells of the Fatima's struggle for dignity, her... Read More

Details and Dimensions

12" L, 4.5" Pendant

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