This sterling silver hamsa hand necklace has detailed scroll detailing with a heart and swirls. The hamsa is a palm-shaped amulet popular throughout many religions and regions. Depicting the open right hand, an image recognized and used as a sign of protection in many societies throughout history. the hamsa is believed to provide defense against the evil eye. The hamsa hand is a sign of protection that also represents blessings, power, and strength. The sterling silver hamsa pendant measures 5/8 inch x 3/8 inch. It is suspended on an 18" sterling silver rhodium plated box chain.