Vintage Tribal Hamsa Home Blessing Amulet
Vintage Tribal Hamsa Home Blessing Amulet. 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, natural turquoise and red jade stones.
Excellent vintage condition. It is about 70-80 years old. Made in Afghanistan. One of a kind.
Although the hamsa hand has been symbolic in Islam and Judaism for centuries, archeological digs in the Middle East provide evidence that the hamsa pre-dates these religions and originated with the Phoenicians and was used as a protective symbol for an ancient Middle Eastern goddess. The hamsa hand has always been associated with a female entity offering protection from evil and misfortune.
- Stock: In Stock
- Model: HP023
- Weight: 8.82 oz / 250.00 g
- Size: L: 10.63 in / 27.00 cm | W: 3.94 in / 10.00 cm | H: 3.94 in / 10.00 cm