Bold, contemporary sterling silver necklace features the "Hamsa" or "Khamsa" symbol to ward off the evil eye. This ancient symbol is used as a protective amulet by both Jews and Muslims. The name Hamsa (or Khamsa in Arabic) is derived from the Semitic root meaning "five". The contemporary pendant has raised, polished Arabic calligraphy meaning "God is Beautiful and loves Beauty", against an antiqued siver background. Hand made by Turkish artisans following centuries old jewelry making traditions.
Sterling Silver, stamped on rear
Total weight approx 26 gms
Pendant measures 2.75 in. (6.9 cm) x 2.0 in.(5.5 cm.) diameter, not including clasp.
23 in. (58 cm.) sterling silver chain with 2 inch extender and lobster claw clasp, incuded
Hand made in Turkey
Beautifully presented in a black custom embossed gift box
IMPORTANT: Please take note of the garment chest measurement before ordering. Your body chest measurements (not the bra size, but with a tape measure held around the fullest part) should be about 2 in. smaller than garment measurements, for a comfortable fit.
Hold a tape measure around the fullest part of your chest, keeping the tape level with the floor. This is your bust size. (Please note that this is NOT the same as your bra size)
Hold a tape measure around your natural waist, keeping it level with the floor. This is your waist size.
Hold a tape measure around the largest part of your hips, keeping the tape level with the floor. This is your hip size.