Hamsa Pendant & Hamsa Necklace - HH Judaica offers a large selection of Sterling Silver Hamsa Necklaces with Hamsah Charms and Hamsa Pendants. All our Hamsa pendant Charm jewelry are at Rock Bottom Prices.
What is a Hamsa Pendant?
Hamsa Pendants are Necklaces that have a charm in the shape of a hand. Jewish Hamsa Necklace has the origin from Jewish Jewelry in Arabic Countries. Hamsa means five in Hebrew and in Arabic. This is where the Hamsa Necklaces have their origin.
Why wear a hamsa necklace?
Hamsa Necklace and hamsa pendants are believed to be a protection against the Evil Eye -Hamsa Hand is one of the original protective signs. It is believed that the one who wears a hamsa necklace or hangs it in his house will be protected from the Evil Eye and it will bring positive energy, happiness, prosperity and health. The Hamsa symbolizes the Creators protective hand.
Can a hamsa necklace be given as a gift?
Sure, a Hamsa necklace is a perfect gift among Sephardic Jews. When giving a Hamsa necklace or Hamsa Charm to an Ashkenzi Jew, one should inquire if they will wear a hamsah necklace or a hamsa charm. The Hamsa Necklace is not offensive for an Ashkenezi Jew, it's just that they do not have the custom of having Hamsas in their home and they do not wear a hamsa necklace or a hamsa necklaces.
A Gold Hamsa Necklace or Silver Hamsah Charm Necklace?
It is accepted that it does not make a difference if the hamsa necklace or hamsa charm is silver, sterling silver or gold. So the decision to buy a Gold hamsah charm necklace or vs. a sterling silver hamsa necklace should be based on the amount willing to spend on the hamsa charm necklace or on the style one prefers.