19th century and earlier, North Africa
The radiant tridents are in fact stylized hamsas (amulets protecting against the “evil eye”. It is such a beautiful and universal image that it reminds us that we are all human. Jewels strung this necklace with the most beautiful and rare glass and stone trade beads originally made in different regions of Europe. The necklace is both whimsical and magical.
One of a kind
Length: just under 18.5″ ; average amulet: 1.5 7/8″
A note about our woven cords. We weave these by hand, every one of them. Like all Jewels’ work no two are exact, as each of us. The work is labor intensive. When warmed to the skin the cord becomes more supple, conforms to the wearer, hangs at it should; the necklace transforms more than just a necklace. It becomes her.