Museum Trail


  1. Amulet Trail: Coconut amulet, Papua New Guinea
  2. Amulet Trail: Beaker to detect poison, China
  3. Amulet Trail: Gau, Tibet
  4. Amulet Trail: Qur'anic amulet, Nigeria
  5. Amulet Trail: Amulet against Evil Eye, Syria
  6. Amulet Trail: Donkey charm, Turkey
  7. Amulet Trail: Rowan loop, England
  8. Amulet Trail: St Dominic's charm, Italy

Lower Gallery

  1. Amulet Trail: Tuareg pendants, Niger
  2. Amulet Trail: Vulture's head, Ghana
  3. Amulet Trail: Child's amulet, Algeria
  4. Amulet Trail: Hunting amulet, USA

Upper Gallery

  1. Amulet Trail: Bullet charm, England or France
  2. Amulet Trail: Small Blessings project


Artisans of Memory

Behind the scenes of an amulets project

This series of short films follows the progress and practices of those connected with the Small Blessings project as they unravel the stories surrounding these curious objects.

The full series of films may be viewed here.


Amulets Competition

The competition is now closed and a winner has been announced. Find out more here.

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