Antique Indian Amulet, Goddess Durga

Antique Indian Amulet, Goddess Durga


This is an antique silver amulet pendant worn chiefly in Rajasthan, India.  The amulet pendant is in the round form (mandala).  Circular forms repel evil spirits who dare not enter them.

 The amulet has been die-stamped with a large bale and decorative unit added.   It has an old style chased silver border pattern.

 The subject of the amulet is "Goddess Durga" whose vehicle is a lion, within the shape of a five-sided, peaked pentagon form, which symbolizes a temple (mandir).  Durga is also called Divine Mother, protects mankind from evil and misery, by destroying evil forces such as selfishness, jealousy, prejudice, hatred, anger, and ego.

 The amulet has been strung on a new black Indian traditional handmade 28 inch adjustable cotton thread cord with a slip bead for adjusting and two fluted silver beads.  It has been silver tested for high grade.

 Height: 13.2 cm (3") including Bale
Width: 10 cm (2 1/4")
Bale:10  mm (3/8")
Weight: 37 Grams  (1.30 oz.)
Chain:  71 cm (28") Traditional Indian Black Cotton Cord - Adjustable
Material: Tested Silver high grade 92.5% approx.

PRICE: USD $225.00 
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Antique Indian Amulet, Goddess Durga