Jewelry Symbols: What Does Hamsa Mean?

The hamsa is a symbol popularly used in jewelry. We’ve seen this symbol on bracelets, necklaces, and earrings, and we even own a few hamsa jewelry pieces ourselves (we’re sure you do too!). Read on to learn about the meaning of the hamsa. We think you’ll be pleasantly surprised.

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1) Protection

The hamsa is universally known as a protective symbol.

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Click here to view this Hamsa Charm with Diamonds.

2) Good luck

The hamsa brings health, luck, and good fortune to its wearer (and we all need that!).

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Click here to view this Crystaluxe Hamsa Pendant with Swarovski Crystals.

3) Defense against the evil eye

A hamsa with an eye in its design protects its wearer from the evil eye (a gaze that causes bad luck).

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Click here to view this Blue & White Diamond Hamsa Pendant

Make sure to check back for more symbol explanations from our “Jewelry Symbols” series.

 

 

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