Use the list on the left to discover religious objects ascribed with many miraculous powers, from healing broken bones to protecting homes from storms. They reflect the perils of daily life and the faith and hope placed in divine powers. As tiny works of art and mass-produced souvenirs, ex-votos, reliquaries and devotional objects provide tangible evidence of journeys made and beliefs held. 

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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