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    Posted 11 years ago

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    First of all, my son and i are both pickers,buyers and sellers of anything interesting or unusual.This item has us stumped, it's made on silver and stainless steel and is made in a very unique and detailed way. I hope you can give us some answers as to what it is. I was thinking it may be tied to some kind of witch craft or cerimonial ritual.[House of Relic's]

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    1. valentino97 valentino97, 9 years ago
      I have a brooch similar to this. My research says could be from the states of Michoacan, Oaxaca, Puebla regions in Mexico. I can't find an exact match for your or my piece - but I know they have historical significance to metal crafts in Mexico.
    2. chuckg, 8 years ago
      I have similar that posted a while back came from Germany had wooden arm encased in silver and the other charms were silver as well. Since we moved I lost track of this piece...
    3. lostagness lostagness, 7 years ago
      How large is this item? If the thumb comes up between the first and second fingers that means this could be what is called a Figa fist or a Fig hand. If you are interested in the symbols I know a few good sites. It is an old good luck charm meant to protect the owner from jealousy or evil thoughts. The gourd and (what may be) the pomegranate are symbols with a similar purpose. This looks like an old collection of old world protection and abundance charms. Very cool piece!

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