Antique Omani silver Koran Box Belushi

Antique Omani silver koranbox
  • Description

Very rare Beluchi Koran box to be worn on your arm.  The box is sometimes filled with a Koran text  or even a miniature Koran.

The upper arm was a place where amulets were sometimes tied. Diameter 6 cm. Weight 55 grams.

 

 

Antique Omani Silver Koranbox

Antique Omani silver Koran box

 

Arab Name: Hirz  (meaning amulet box)

Period: 1850-1950

Origin: Oman Balluchi

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