• Durga, meaning 'unattainable' in Sanskrit, is a Hindu warrior goddess. This protective amulet features a hamsa (meaning "five"), also known as the Hand of Miriam in Judiasm or Hand of Fatima in Islam, which is an ancient symbol of protection adopted by numerous cultures and religions. It is a symbol for the hand of the divine and is used as an amulet to ward off misfortune caused by the casting of an evil eye in particular.  In India, the five fingers are also said to represent the 5 chakras and their associated 5 hand gestures. 
  • Available in bronze with 16" 14k gold fill chain or sterling on 18" sterling chain.
  • Hand carved and cast in Ottawa/Montreal

DURGA ~ Hamsa Hand Necklace in Bronze or Sterling