A popular protective amulet throughout the Middle East and Northern Africa, the Hand of Hamsa is believed to ward off evil and negative energy. Also known as the Hand of Fatima in India and other Himalayan regions, this hand of Hamsa is originally from Morocco.You can see the fish etching as a celebration of life.
In the Jewish religion, the Hamsa represents the Hand of God. Many Jews believe the hamsa symbolizes the hand of Miriam, sister of Moses and Aaron. In the Islamic faith, the hand represents the Hand of Fatima, daughter of Mohammed. Predating these religions, originating with the Phoenicians, the hand has been associated with offering protection against evil and misfortune.
White bronze, comes in sterling silver and gold bronze as well. 2" length.