Hand of Protection Necklace - Gold, India

The Hamsa, also called the Hand of Fatima, is worn as a symbol of protection in many different traditions. This stunning version features an intricate brass design on a brass chain.  One side of the pendant is smooth and the other has a decorative pattern,

Pendant measures 1" long.  

Brass chain measures 20" long.

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, local materials are used 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.


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