charm

Three horn-shaped charms, cornicello, pendants of good luck used to protect the wearer from the curse of the evil-eye. Made of shell pierced with thin metal loops for wear by men. First is white and dark brown, second is plain white, third is pearly white with engraved lines at top.

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