The Hand of Fatima is a universal symbol of protection against evil spirits or the Evil Eye of the Djinn. The origin of the powerful symbol is believed to be in North Africa and the Middle East. Fatima’s hand is found as a blessing-giving symbol as well as a protective and directional gesture in the form of wall decorations and jewelry.
Hand of Fatima - protection from evilThe hand of Fatima adorns bodies as jewelry in the form of necklaces or tattoos, or even entire room walls as decoration. But Fatima's hand has a much deeper meaning than its beautiful aesthetics, because it is a symbol of protection from spirits and the evil eye. Originally, the hand with magical powers originated from Islamic beliefs in North Africa and the Middle East. Today, the cultural symbol is known all over the world.
You can learn more about the meaning of the protective hand in our blog article about the Hand of Fatima.