The Hamsa is a palm-shaped amulet popular throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Its is known as a universal sign of protection,The symbol of the hand appears in Kabbalistic manuscripts and amulets, doubling as the Hebrew letter “Shin”, the first letter of “Shaddai”, one of the names referring to God.

The hamsa particularly the open right hand, is a sign of protection that also represents blessings, power and strength, and is seen as potent in deflecting the evil eye.

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