Vintage Enamel Moroccan Hamsa with Lapis
Deep blue lapis stones are hand-knotted and support this remarkable vintage Moroccan Hamsa amulet. Created by Berber artisans this hand amulet features characteristic wirework with cobalt blue, bright green and golden yellow enamel work. These colors of enamel are typical in Berber jewelry and they represent the sun, the sky and the earth. The hamsa, or hand, is a protective amulet used as for protection from evil that also represents blessings, power and strength, and is seen as potent in deflecting the evil eye.
The necklace is 23 inches long. The pendant is nearly 3 inches, top to bottom.