Hand of Fatima

Hand of Fatima n. 36 – Morocco

Silver. Grams 61,3 (2.16 oz); Cm. 10,0 high x cm. 7,4 width (3.94" x 2.91”). Extra fine work. The KHAMSA hand (Arabic) or HAMESH hand (Hebrew) is and old and still popular apotropaic amulet for magical protection from the envious or evil eye. An alternative Islamic name for this amulet is Hand of Fatima, [...]

Hand of Fatima n. 35 – Morocco

Mid 20th century. Silver, Mediterranean Coral gr. 98,7 (3.48 oz); Cm. 15,3 x cm. 9,8 (6.10" x 3.86"). The KHAMSA hand (Arabic) or HAMESH hand (Hebrew) is and old and still popular apotropaic amulet for magical protection from the envious or evil eye. An alternative Islamic name for this amulet is Hand of [...]

Hand of Fatima n. 33 – Salamander – Morocco

Silver gr. 54,6 (1.92 oz); Cm. 10,5 high x cm. 6,7width (4.13" x 2.63”). Fine work. The salamander is not afraid nor water nor fire. The salamander reborn from it's ashes and is symbol of birth, life and rebirth. The KHAMSA hand (Arabic) or HAMESH hand (Hebrew) is and old and still popular [...]

Hand of Fatima n. 31 – Jews, Morocco

19th century. Brass. Gr. 326,2 (11.50 oz.); cm. 17,5 high (6.88”) x cm. 13,0 width (5.11”). This hand is the top piece of a lamp. For similar examples see "The Hand in Morocco", by Khalid El Gharib, Malika Editions. The Hand is a common symbol in much of the world since prehistoric [...]

Hand of Fatima n. 30 – Berber, Morocco

1970'. Silver gr. 41,0 (1.44 oz); Cm. 9,8 high x cm. 7,0 width (3.85" x 2.75”). The KHAMSA hand (Arabic) or HAMESH hand (Hebrew) is and old and still popular apotropaic amulet for magical protection from the envious or evil eye. An alternative Islamic name for this amulet is Hand of Fatima, in [...]

Hand of Fatima n. 29 – Berber, Morocco

1950-1960. Silver gr. 11,9 (0.41 oz); Cm. 8,5 high (3.34”) x cm. 4,7 width (1.85”). Excellent work. The KHAMSA hand (Arabic) or HAMESH hand (Hebrew) is and old and still popular apotropaic amulet for magical protection from the envious or evil eye. An alternative Islamic name for this amulet is Hand of Fatima, [...]

Hand of Fatima n. 28 – Berber, Morocco

1970'. Silver gr. 9,3 (0.32 oz); Cm. 5,2 high x cm. 3,0 width (2.04" x 1.18”). The KHAMSA hand (Arabic) or HAMESH hand (Hebrew) is and old and still popular apotropaic amulet for magical protection from the envious or evil eye. An alternative Islamic name for this amulet is Hand of Fatima, in [...]