Hamsa Hand | Hand of Fatima Trinket Box
Hamsa Hand Trinket Box
5 x 4 x 1 1/2 inches
Similar to the evil eye, the open right-hand symbol known as Hand of Fatima (or Hamsa Hand) is an amulet used for protection against destructive and evil forces since ancient Mesopotamian civilisation times.
In Jewish culture, the Hamsa is associated with the number five because of the five fingers depicted on the hand. The Hamsa is also variously known as the Hand of Fatima after the daughter of Muhammad, the Hand of Mary, the Hand of Miriam, and the Hand of the Goddess