**RESERVED FOR MEGAN** Antique Hand Blown Amethyst Glass Witches Ball Talisman
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A Super Antique Hand Blown Amethyst Glass Witches Ball Talisman.
A witches ball is a hollow sphere of glass. Witches balls were hung in cottage windows in 17th and 18th century England to ward off evil spirits, witches, evil spells, ill fortune and bad spirits.
The Witches ball is still today used extensively throughout Sussex, England and continues to hold great superstition with regard to warding off evil spirits in the English counties of East Sussex and West Sussex.
Examples of the Witches ball in use can be seen in the windows of houses throughout the counties anywhere from small rural villages to coastal towns and cities. Examples can also be seen in shop windows as well, often not for sale as they are so highly prized.
Condition is good, commensurate with age. Structurally sound. No chips or cracks.
Measures 38.5cm circumference