I’ve been thinking about creating a Hamsa hand amulet to hang in my bedroom for ages.
Chances are you have seen these symbols on jewellery or clothing at some point, many different cultures and religions use them. For more details see the entry on Wikipedia .
Today I was sketching ideas on a piece of paper and the hand kept appearing. So I grabbed a piece of thick paper and drew this:
On the larger ones I painted eyes – thought to repel the Evil Eye and usually found in the centre of the Hand of Fatima.