VINTAGE 40's BRAZIL FIGA FIST CHARM SILVER 883 JACARANDA WOOD GORGEOUS RARE

Description

A traditional Brazilian charm/amulet, the figa (fist) was brought to our country by African slaves, together with their beliefs, tradition and culture. It's a symbol of fertility and considered to ward off Evil Eye. Until today, it's a popular charm in Brazil, due to its history and folk tradition.

It measures 5 1/4" long.

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