This beautiful necklace features a shiny brass hamsa pendant on a brass chain. The hamsa, also called Hand of Fatima, is worn as a symbol of protection in many different traditions. This one can be worn on one side for a bright shiny effect or on the other side for an elegant filigree style (see photos for examples).
18" brass chain (can be worn shorter by placing the clasp on a shorter link).
All of our products are shipped with cards containing information about fair trade and the corresponding artisan group.
ABOUT THE ARTISANS
This piece of jewelry was handmade in a small fair trade cooperative in Rajasthan, India. The artisans are paid a living wage and are empowered in their work. An emphasis is made on ensuring that their traditional crafts are preserved and celebrated. This unique jewelry combines ethnic and contemporary designs to create an innovative look. All materials are ethically sourced and natural, and are procured locally whenever possible. The artisans are highly skilled in their craft, and being part of a fair trade cooperative has enabled them to expand their market to the west.