Antique Indian Taviz Amulets, Three Small High Grade Silver Taweez, Kerala, South India, 7.9 Gms,
These are a very small Taviz Pendants at 3 cm (1 1/8") width each.
These are three early 20th century,high grade silver rectangular hexagonal amulet pendant containers from Kerala State, South India.
The silver amulets are usually one of several units strung on a silver necklace with a central prayer box amulet, or belt worn by Kathakali male and female character dancers, as well as for everyday use.
They have been made from a silver sheet with 10 multi loops for the bale. They have been silver tested for sterling silver and have a lovely old patina.
These are original old worn piece in good condition. There is a wax element in the containers.
Height: 1.2 cm (1/2") including Bale
Width: 3 cm (1 1/8 ")
Bale: 2 mm
Total Three Taviz Beads Weight: 7.9 grams (0.280 oz.) (including wax element)
Material: Tested High Grade Silver 92.5%