The Hamsa hand is an ancient symbol that has been embraced by many cultures throughout organized humanity. Its use can be traced all the way back to Ancient Mesopotamia. It has held prominence in the Middle East as a sign of protection. It is believed it provides defense against "The Evil Eye". Christianity in the Middle East also utilizes the symbol to represent "Good Fortune".
This 7" x 5" wooden Storage Box is hand-made in India out of mango wood. Hand-carved Hamsa Hand design on top.