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Antique Silver Enameled Bazuband (Upper Arm) Koranic Amulet Case 1
- Antique Silver Enameled Bazuband (Upper Arm) Koranic Amulet Case 1
- Measure Approx. 4 1/2" x 1 1/2" with 14" cord on each side.
- Materials: hammered and stamped silver Silver and intricately worked enamel designs.
- Antique and vintage Tribal Silver Heirlooms were often made of melted colonial high silver 80% or higher content coins and rarely marked or hallmarked.
- The Ta'wiz, Tawiz (Urdu), Muska (Turkish) or Taʿwīdh (Arabic) is an amulet or locket usually containing verses from the Quran or other Islamic prayers and symbols. The Tawiz is worn by throughout the Middle East to protect from evil and misfortune. As such it is intended to be an amulet. The word Ta'wiz is also used to refer to other types of amulets.
- Antique and vintage Tribal Heirlooms were often made of melted colonial high silver content coins and rarely marked or hallmarked.
- Enamel powder could be produced in two ways, either by powdering colored glass, or by mixing colorless glass powder with pigments such as a metallic oxide, powdered Lapis Lazuli and Malachite.
- Designs were either painted freehand or over the top of outline incisions, and the technique probably originated in metalworking. Once painted, enameled items needed to be fired at a temperature high enough to melt the applied powder, but low enough that the item itself was not melted.
- Multan is a city in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. It is located in the southern part of the province, and is steeped in history. Known as the City of Pirs and Shrines, Multan is a prosperous city of bazaars, mosques, shrines and superbly designed tombs. Multan is renowned for its fine handicrafts, especially pottery and exquisite enamel work.
- From Multan, Pakistan