Handmade Vintage Silver Morroccan Hamsa (Hand of Fatima )

$ 48.00

Availability: 1 in stock

The symbol of “Fatima Hand” is known all over the Middle East and North Africa. The “hamsa” has been variously interpreted by scholars as a Jewish, Christian, or Islamic followers and as a pagan fertility symbol. The symbol dates back to cave paintings.
This piece was made in Morocco probably in the 1950’s or 60’s in acid tested sterling silver.
Made using engraving and application techniques.
1 1/2 inches long -38 mm
1 1/2 inches wide – 38 mm

Item Type

Vintage

Color

Silver

Style

Ethnic, Tribal

Material

Sterling Silver

Typee

Estate

Item Size

1 1/2 inches long -38 mm 1 1/2 inches wide – 38 mm

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