10 Loose Telsum Copper Prayer Box Pendants Ethiopia
As with many pieces of traditional Ethiopian jewelry, these small "telsum" pendants were worn as protective amulets. Specifically, triangular pendants were worn to guard against the evil eye and crescent-shaped pendants were worn to guard against the crescent moon.
Picture is an example, yours will be similar.
Approximate Age: 20th Century
Pendant Size: 1-1.25 inches length x .5 inches width. See picture with penny for size comparison.
Made In: Africa