He wore a glowing talisman on a leather chain around his neck.
I don't use history to predict the future, like some talisman that lets me pick winning lottery numbers (don't I wish).
He placed the talisman on the door frame of Hannah's cell. The door opened.
The image or idol differs from the fetish, charm, talisman, phylactery or miraculous relic, only in this, that either in the flat or the round it resembles the power adored; it has a prototype capable of being brought before the eye and visualized.
Ully returned a couple of minutes later. He strode to Toby's cell and dangled the talisman before it. Toby's door opened.