with Turquoise Cabochon Sterling SilverThe Hamsa or Hamesh is an amulet worn by all, popularized by Muslim and
Judaic cultures.Its magical protective powers ward off spirits from the evil eye, commonly
associated with envy and jealousy. Literal translation in both Arabic
(Hamsa) and Hebrew (Hamesh) is the number “five”.An alternative Jewish name is the Hand of Miriam, in reference to the
sister of Moses and Aaron. An alternative Islamic name for this charm is
the Hand of Fatima, in reference to the daughter of Mohammed.