A beautifully detailed rare vintage 14k solid gold Torah amulet(Kamea)pendant,with a hand written parchment inside. The pendant is shaped like a Torah scroll and is covered with exquisitely handcrafted filigree work and decorated with delicate enamel work with Turquoise and Coral stones, to ward off the evil eye. Enameled in the filigree design are the images of the The Magen David (Star of David)that reads(Zion) and the and the Tablets list representing the Ten Commandments.
The doors of the amulet open up to reveal a hand written parchment which can be read through turning the scroll handles. The scroll contains verses from the Tanach (Torah - Old Testament - Nevi'm - Prophets - Ketuvim - Writings).These Kamea /amulet parchments were handwritten by Kabbalists (Jewish Mystics) and placed inside pieces like this for different purposes; mostly to protect the wearer from harm or grant them luck and good fortune. The piece has a high polish finish and weighs approx. 4.80 dwt (7.50 grams)…. Appraised at $1,000.00, sold with no reserve. A professional appraisal in folder for insurance is available for a additional $20.00 fee.