For thousands of years, in every part of the world, mankind has worn talismans and amulets to protect against evil and bring good luck. Such tokens might invoke the blessings of the gods, or cast a magic spell around wearer. With an abstract charm, this delightful amulet depicts a shaggy animal, perhaps an ox or a goat. It might have been worn to ensure the fertility of the flocks, or to guarantee a successful hunt. While its ancient purpose remains mysterious, its appeal is eternal.