Although the hamsa hand has been symbolic in Islam and Judaism for centuries, archeological digs in the Middle East provide evidence that the hamsa pre-dates these religions and originated with the Phoenicians, where it was a protective symbol for an ancient Middle Eastern goddess. In the Jewish religion, the hamsa hand symbolizes the Hand of God. In all faiths it is a protective sign, bringing its owner happiness, luck, health and good fortune.
- Earring Length: ~1.5″
- These antique-silver metal charms have been treated with a protective coating to help prolong their shiny finish.
- The stainless steel earwires are nickel-free and lead-free.
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