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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.


1) Protection

The hamsa is universally known as a protective symbol.


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!).


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).


Click here to view this Blue & White Diamond Hamsa Pendant

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