2838 – Talisman: Pentacle

Physical description:
A disc-shaped talisman made of copper and brass, still attached to a green and gold backing card that incorporates a small leaflet. The talisman consists of a twelve-pointed star and astrological symbols. With leather thong for wearing round neck.
Museum classification:
Modern Witchcraft
Size:
80 x 80 x 10
Information:
The leaflet identifies the talisman as "Magic Figure of Happiness, to develop one's mental and intellectual abilities." Based on the Fourth Pentacle of Mercury from the Mathers edition of 'The Key of Solomon'. From a collection of magical objects that belonged to Iain Steele. The back of the card gives the maker as Jacka Kilinskiego, Warsaw.
Resource:
Object
Materials:
Metal (copper, brass), card, leather, plastic
Copyright ownership:
Museum of Witchcraft
The leaflet identifies the talisman as "Magic Figure of Happiness, to develop one's mental and intellectual abilities." Based on the Fourth Pentacle of Mercury from the Mathers edition of 'The Key of Solomon'. From a collection of magical objects that belonged to Iain Steele. The back of the card gives the maker as Jacka Kilinskiego, Warsaw.