The Hamsa Hand is a universal sign of protection, power and strength that dates back to ancient Mesopotamia. Known as the Hand of Fatima in Islam and Hand of Miriam in Judaism, it's believed to protect against against the evil eye and and all negative energies.
Hand Facing Up or Abhaya Mudra: When the Hamsa hand is facing up, it is a universal sign against evil. It is a powerful sign of protection, and shields us from our inner thoughts of hatred, jealousy and insecurities. Often, in this position, the fingers are spread apart to ward off evil.
Each piece is hand cut, filed and finished smooth. Then all the eye pieces are riveted into place and a a stainless steel split ring connects it to the pendant or wire ring.
The finished hamsa is approximately 1.25" (30mm) wide and about 3" (72mm) long.
This piece can be worn as a pendant or hung as a piece of wall art. As a pendant the hamsa is strung on a gunmetal finish 18” figaro chain or a .5" waxed steel ring for the wall art. Choose your preference from the drop down menu.
Each piece of metal comes to me having lived a previous life--in some cases multiple lives! It is not unusual for the material to sometimes have scuffs, scratches, faded portions, and general wear and tear. If a flawless finish is important to you, please zoom in to the pictures here to look for imperfections that might be distracting for you.
All adaptive reuse pieces come to you neatly displayed on an upcycled card and sustainably wrapped ready for gift-giving.
Please contact me if you have any other questions.
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