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Silver salhat pendant - Siwa - handmade in Cairo

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Silver salhat pendants found in Siwa and across into Libya and Tunisia.
These are handcrafted in Cairo from original pieces.
5 salhayat would have been strung usually with coral in an amuletic necklace.
It's thought to be a very stylised form of a hamsa or Hand of Fatima. It's also known as a hilal or crescent moon. The lower arm of the 'moon' was broken off after the birth of a boy.

Small size measures 3.1cm and weighs 1.8gm
Larger size measures 4.6cm and weighs 4.3gm
Cairo hallmark


5 out of 5 stars
Reviewed by allan hardcastle
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 8, 2017
fantastic seller and super fast del
Silver salhat pendant - Siwa - handmade in Cairo

Reviewed by jdtownsend
5 out of 5 stars
Feb 15, 2018
Really pleased. Great for holding my glasses and also a lovely necklace.
Simple silver ring pendant - Glasses holder - Handmade in Cairo

Reviewed by sushimamas
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 28, 2017
Lovely, high quality, stunning jewelry. Love these pieces! And service was excellent. Shipping was super fast. Thank you!
Simple silver ring pendant - Glasses holder - Handmade in Cairo

Reviewed by lbredo
5 out of 5 stars
Mar 6, 2018
tres beau bijoux,
un peu long mais correspond a la description.
doit sans doute se porter sans echarpe 😉
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Unusual drop earrings - Tuareg design - handmade in Cairo

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