A hamsa pendant or necklace has been one of the most popular Jewish jewelry forms for centuries. Judaica Webstore's collection has wonderful hamsas, noth traditional and contemporary, in sterling silver, gold, precious stones, Roman glass, and much more!
What does the Hamsa mean?
Originating in North Africa and the Middle East, the hand-shaped Hamsa symbol represents divine protection against the evil eye as well as blessings and power. Due to its association with protection against the evil eye, many Hamsas feature an eye symbol in its palm.
Can anyone wear the Hamsa hand?
Although viewed as a symbol of divine protection, the Hamsa is not a religious item and there is no issue with anyone, Jewish or non-Jewish, choosing to wear this amulet.