Hand of Fatima
Modern twist on a classic symbols. These Gouri's are from Zayiana's studio in Glyfada. Each one is handmade, and hand painted - every piece unique!
The Hand of Fatima or Hamsa, as its often referred to, is an ancient Middle Eastern amulet symbolizing the Hand of God. In all faiths it is a protective sign. It brings it's owner happiness, luck, health, and good fortune.
It is also called the Hand of Miriam, named for Moses and Aaron's sister. There are two main styles of a hamsa hand: the most popular is the stylized hamsa hand with two symmetrical thumbs, but there are also hamsa hands that are not symmetrical and shaped like actual hands. Many artists are using the image of the hamsa hand in various aspects of their art including hamsa jewelry, paintings, sculptures, wall hamsas, and amulets.
They make a simply beautiful gift and also a wonderful piece to hang in your own home.
The Hand of Fatima Gouris are from a special collection using vibrant colors, tassels of silk cords. All handmade with Zayiana's usual flair and attention to detail.
Dimensions of Large Mati: 6.10" x 3.74"
Tassel Length: Approximately 12”
Dimensions of Small Mati:
H: 2 inches
W: 1.5 inches
*Please note all sizes may vary slightly do to each piece being handmade.
Made in Greece by Zayiana