Silver jamsa / hamsa pendant hand made in sterling silver (925) or 18k gold plated.
Muslims call it “Hand of Fatima”; the Christians, “Hand of Mary”; Jews call it “Hand of Miriam”. The hamsa hand shape is an old sign and talisman with strong roots in both Jewish and Islamic cultures. For centuries, it has also been a very popular decorative pattern, particularly in jewelry.
It is a talisman from ancient times that today it has become a reason for the expression of monotheistic faith, although in the Mediterranean it is still used as protection against the evil eye and evil spirits.
FAQ about hamsa power.
1. What’s the hamsa meaning?
The hand-shaped Hamsa symbol, which originated in North Africa and the Middle East, represents heavenly protection against the evil eye, as well as blessings and power. Many Hamsas have an eye sign in their hand as a symbol of protection against the evil eye.
2. Is there a religious significance to the Hamsa?
The Hamsa is considered as a symbol of divine protection from the evil eye, strength, and blessings by certain Jewish groups, particularly those from North Africa and the Middle East, despite the fact that it is not based on traditional religious scriptures. But being rooted in monotheistic cultures, it has been related to them and as a symbol of the hand of God.
3. Is it better to show the Hamsa upside down or upside down?
Both ways are appropriate, whether the fingers are pointing up or down. Some believe that the Hamsa symbolize blessing and power when the fingers are pointing upward and against the evil eye when they are directed downward.
4. What is the meaning of the eye symbol?
This graphic portrays the evil eye, or the harm that one person’s ill intent can cause to another. As a result, the Hamsa is thought to protect the person who wears it from the evil eye.