Prayer nuts - 16th century biblical carvings

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16th Century 'Prayer Nuts'
Each one was intricately carved with various scenes.

Each would be worn around the neck or belt; sometimes aromatics were placed inside.

The work that went into these must have been massive.*

The amount of detail that one can fit into such a small space is astounding.

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