South Asian Fertility Amulet


A South Asian Fertility Amulet

Period / Age: 18th Century AD

Provenance: English private collection.

A Thai tear-shaped stone amulet most likely worn as a part of a necklace.
This amulet is intended to draw upon the powers of fertility, sexuality and reproduction.
These amulets were often inscribed with magical characters and figures and were expected to invoke the help of great spirits associated with a culture or religion.