Antique Islamic Takhti Amulet, Antique Muslim Amulet, Quranic Inscription, 7.9 Grams (0.280 oz.)
This is a late 19th early 20th century antique Muslim Takhti Amulet with Qur’anic Inscriptions in Arabic from Northern India. As this amulet is only 7.9 Grams it is quite lightweight but sits nicely around the neck.
Amulets of this type are always inscribed with a prayer.
The inscrtiption details are: Top line - Allahu Akbar (God is Greatest). Bottom line - Alhamdulilah (Praise be to God).
The repousse amulet is very old with three bales and glass stones. Red and green glass stones decorate the border. The center red glass stone is cracked, but is still very secure and will not fall out.
The amulet has been tested for high grade silver 90% approx, and was originally gilded (as shown in the second last listing photo).
Height: 4 cm (1 1/4") including Bale
Width: 4 cm (1 1/4")
Bale: 2 mm (1/16")
Weight: 7.9 grams 0.280 oz.
Material: Tested silver high grade