men's hamsa necklace, made with a strong stainless steel ball chain, and antique silver plated hamsa pendant. each necklace measures approximately 30" inches in length with a ball chain clasp closure and can easily be adjusted to desired length with wire cutters or shears. hamsa pendant measures 1.25" inch.
the hamsa has many names and is also known as the hand of fatima, or the hand of god. it is often worn to protect one from harm, negative energy, and the evil eye. the superstition of the evil eye holds that a malicious look is powerful enough to bring about actual misfortune for the person on the receiving end of its intention. the hamsa is believed to ward off this type of energy, and is said to bring goodness, abundance, fertility, good luck, and good health.
this design originally listed 11/2017.