Gold Plated 925k Silver Hamsa Hand Pendant. The Hand of Fatima is a powerfully protective symbol believed protect it's wearer from evil. originating from ancient practices associated with the Phoenicians of Carthage An alternative Islamic name for this charm is the Hand of Fatima. in reference to Fatima Zahra. the daughter of Muhammed. An alternative Jewish name is the Hand of Miriam. in reference to Miriam. the sister of Moses and Aaron.