Decorative Brass Hamsa
This decorative brass hamsa, the protective hand of the Almighty, will bring protection and blessing to its owner and ward off the evil spirits.
These hamsas are created by the artists of Derech H’Omanut, an organization in Jerusalem that assists artists dealing with mental health issues who are striving to heal and re-enter the work force and reintegrate into the community. Personal rehabilitative plans are created for each individual, and a conducive, positive and productive work environment allows daily and normative experiences while helping the artist develop job and social skills and habits necessary for success.
Materials: brass, cord, beads
Size: 3 1/8″ x 2 1/2″ + cord to hang
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