This sterling silver hamsa hand has an etched evil eye in the center. The word Hamsa originates from the ancient Semitic root word for the number five. The Hamsa can be worn as a talisman to protect the wearer from general misfortune or as an amulet, for example, it can be hung in baby carriages.
The spiritual protection of a Hamsa Hand brings good fortune, love, happiness, and good health. The evil eye is a symbol of protection. A talisman in many cultures, dating back to at least the 6th century BC. As a class, they are called "apotropaic" talismans, meaning that they turn away or turn back harm. It is believed that wearing an evil eye will protect you or ward off any harm or illness that may be inflicted from a malevolent glare.
Material: sterling silver, 18 inch rhodium plated sterling silver box chain.