Antique Hamsa Home Protection Amulet (240.00 g / 8.47 oz)
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This beautiful handmade hamsa hand is made of 400k silver and brass, double sided, decorated with several different patterns, silver; fire-gilded, with stamped beading, silver shot, applied decoration, decorative wire and natural turquoise stones.
Excellent vintage condition. It is about 70-80 years old. Made in Afghanistan. One of a kind.
Adopted by many sects such as Muslims,Christians and Jews. The image of the open right hand is seen in Mesopotamian artifacts of teaching and protection. Other symbols of divine protection based around the hand include the Hand-of-Venus (or Aphrodite) and the Hand-of-Mary that was used to protect women from the evil eye, boost fertility and lactation, promote healthy pregnancies, and strengthen the weak.