Hamsa Hand Charm Pendant, 18K Gold Plated Cubic Zirconia, XL
Hamsa Hand Charm Pendant, 18K Gold Plated Cubix Zirconia, XL the Hamsa Hand is a universal sign of protection, power and strength that dates back to ancient Mesopotamia. In it's downward position it attracts abundance and positivity.
Stunning very large charm with a double cz halo and an interior with rows of baguette CZ stones. A wonderful eyecatchin statement pendant to add to your collection.
DIMENSIONS: Approx 2" H x 1 and 1/16" W x 1/16" D
41 mm H x 31mm W x 3mm D; O/A 54mm H w/ bail
weight approx. 9.92 gm
FACTS & HISTORY: The Hamsa Hand is a universal sign of protection, power and strength that dates back to ancient Mesopotamia. Hamsa, or “khamsa” (خمسة) in Arabic, means five: a number associated with the Evil Eye, the five pillars of Islam, and of course, the five fingers on the symbolic hand itself, it's believed to protect against against the evil eyeand all negative energies.
In both Jewish and Islamic cultures, the Hamsa, or the Hand of Fatima, is a symbolic hand which represents protection Relating to Fatima, the daughter of the Prophet Mohammed (the founder of Islam), and Miriam, the sister of Moses, this symbol directly correlates back to various religions and cultures.
Charms and Pendants can be traced back to the Neolithic Period, when pieces of bone, shell, teeth and wood were strung on leather into elaborate bracelets. Through the Bronze Age and Ancient Egypt, charms were used as amulets or talismans to ward off evil and bring good luck to the wearer.