Can anyone help translate the inscription in the image below?

This is from a necklace/amulet that a friend picked up in Jerusalem many years ago. She asked me to translate it since I took some Hebrew in college, but that was 20+ years ago. I suspect this Hebrew text, written by someone years ago in Jerusalem, is from the Torah.

I can't make out any more than the name Jerusalem.

Metal amulet with engraved Hebrew letters


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אם אשכחך ירושלים תשכח ימיני Im eshkachek Yerushalayim tishkach yemini

"If I forget you O Jerusalem, may my right hand forget its skill." The words are from Psalms 137:5.

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