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    mojo, magic, amulets & talismans

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    Africa | Divination object from the Bambara or Dogon people of Mali | Multitude of sticks held together with leather, with various objects such as bones, cowrie shells, seeds, hair, fur and other objects hanging from the ends

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    Black pepper is used in spells and charms that banish negativity and provide protection. You can burn black pepper to rid your home of negative energies prior to using sage (smudging). Carry black pepper corns with you as a charm to ward off petty jealousy against you and it will help to free your mind of jealousy. Pepper is also used to promote courage. Mixed with salt and scattered around your property, it will clear and protect your home from negative energy.

    Super Food: Black Pepper

    A cattle amulet from the Oromo (Ethiopia). Very old, dark patina.. | Bone

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    Silver charm of a Touch Wood Monkey

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    Africa | Talisman from Liberia | Leather and snake skin

    Talisman - 2003-63-138 | Penn Museum Collections

    Women Shamans "DOGU" which were discovered in remains of Aomori. Jomon-era. BC.3,500 - BC.2,500. Aomori Japan. talisman

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    Power Figure: Male (Nkisi) Date: 19th–mid-20th century Geography: Democratic Republic of the Congo Culture: Kongo peoples Medium: Wood, pigment, nails, cloth, beads, shells, arrows, leather, nuts, twine Dimensions: H. 23 1/8 x D. 10 1/4 x W. 10 in. (58.8 x 26 x 25.4 cm) Classification: Wood-Sculpture Cllick on link to the Met to read all of the info about this.

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    Berber hex beads. These hexagonal Berber beads are decorated with protective symbols of different types. The understanding I have from Moroccan traders is that the beads are worn for protection and the multi sided style affords protection from many directions. Beads of this type are usually found on Berber necklaces of the South of Morocco. They measure 7 - 11 mm each. Early 20th C. Posted by Sarah Corbett.

    Berber hex beads

    Drunvalo Melchizedek, North Island New Zealand 2008 || Earth offering by Daughter of the Sun

    Daughter of the Sun: ❈♥❈ Earth Offerings ❈♥❈

    Milagros | Colonial Arts

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    Phoenician bronze amulet of the Sign of Tanit - circa 500 BCE-400 BCE - Israel

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    Troll Crosses (trollkors) are based on Scandinavian folklore. The amulet is worn as protection against trolls and other evil magics. They are worn today to protect against negative energy and evil luck.

    Hand Forged Ironwork by Gerald Boggs

    Chokwe divination basket. DRCongo

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    Dzi bead: a type of stone bead of uncertain origin worn as part of a necklace and sometimes as a bracelet. In several Asian cultures, including that of Tibet, the bead is considered to provide positive spiritual benefit. These beads are generally prized as protective amulets and are sometimes ground up into a powder to be used in traditional Tibetan medicine.

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    Heart amulet with human head Period: New Kingdom or Ramesside Period Dynasty: Dynasty 18 or 21–22 Date: ca. 1550–710 B.C. Geography: From Egypt

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    Zambia | Witchdoctor's charm from the Lozi people of Kalabo, Western Province, Zambia | Horn, fiber, feathers, calabash, gum, abrus seeds and grass | ca. 1965 or earlier.

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    focus-damnit: “New Guinea, Medicine Bag -Mid 20th century. Various organic materials. ”

    Jammu: focus-damnit: New Guinea, Medicine Bag -Mid 20th...

    Etruscan Votive Statuette Terracotta 400-300 BC Worshippers with physical ailments appeased the gods with small terracotta models of the afflicted body part. These models were presented with a prayer, which was either a request for healing, or a post-cure expression of gratitude. Religion and medicine were closely linked in the ancient world.

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    “Among many indigenous peoples, the stones are the most revered spirits. In fact, the most ancient memories are attributed to the stones as the stones are among the oldest beings on the planet.”

    Visions, dreams, prayer, ceremony and ritual open the way~ | MYSTICMAMMA.COM : consciousness, spirituality, astrology, wisdom, inspiration new

    Babylonian Protective Amulet - c. 1000-600 BCE.

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    Tuareg Gri Gri with Compas Cross, Agadez Leather

    RESERVED FOR B Tuareg Gri Gri with Compas Cross by TuaregJewelry

    Chokwe Ngombo Ya Kusekula (Divination Basket), Angola

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    Unknown, possibly Bering Sea Artist Ten Miniature Amulets, n.d.

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