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".
Incense traditionally is burned during times of meditation, or to help cleanse and clear the air. Incense is used to remove any unwanted odor or energy from your space.