This hamsa hand necklace with green jade for prosperity will please the wearer. This simple talisman is strung on a simple silver 20 inch serpent chain.
This hamsa jewelry is not too little, not too much. It is a minimalist but notable statement of peace, prosperity, and a connection to the ancient world. A zenmundi design original.
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The hamsa is a palm-shaped amulet popular throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Commonly used in jewelry and wall hangings it depicts the open right hand. It is an image recognized and used as a sign of protection in many societies throughout history. The hamsa is believed to provide defense against the evil eye.
The Hamsa Hand or Hand of Fatima is an ancient Middle Eastern talisman. In all religions it is a protective symbol. It is talismanic symbol that people believed to protect them from harm against the evil eye and bring them goodness, abundance, fertility, luck and good health.
Many early cultures adopted the eye as an icon for their protection. Other cultures adopted the Hamsa and so over time the most popular universal symbol became an eye placed in the palm of a hand.
Hamsa hand bracelet or hand of fatima necklace is worn by people who have the faith in a “Supreme Power” and find themselves at a cross-road in life. Irrespective of their religious beliefs, they would find themselves in a common ground as far as having faith in a Higher Power is concerned. The amulet consists of five spread fingers, often with an eye on the hand. It can be found today throughout the Middle East in women’s jewelry, as hamsa bracelet , hamsa necklace , hand of fatima pendant.
If you want to wear another culture’s symbol respectfully, you’ll have to do your own research. Given the ubiquity of certain trending symbols right now, some might seem more cross-culture-friendly than others . The only way to wear a symbol respectfully is by considering the source of the item. The key is in understanding the symbol’s origin, meaning, and place in culture.