The white pendant that hangs from this 16-inch, silver-plated brass chain is a hamsa—a palm-shaped amulet popular throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Known as the hand of Fatima in Islam, the hand of Mary in Christianity and the hand of Miriam in Judaism, the symbol is recognized universally as a sign of protection. Ten percent of proceeds from this sale go to Do Something, an organization that enables young people to actualize their own personal vision of change in their communities.
Charm diameter: 0.85". For more information about Do Something, visit www.dosomething.org.