Moon amulet, Gochevo, South Russia, 11th Century. Moon pendants of this type were widely spread over X-XIII Rus. They were worn by women within necklaces or separately and symbolized moon, the feminine and fertility. Brass. Size 28 x 33 mm Crescent pendant p06
Mandrake root~ Mandrake (herb is toxic) ~ attributed with many magical powers. To guard against misfortune. Bring health and happiness to the household a mandrake root was placed on the mantelpiece. Magical uses - health, happiness, exorcism of evil spirits, fertility, prosperity, protection.