A traditional Cornish good luck charm.
Made of silver-coloured metal, this necklace consists of a filigree Hand of Fatima on a chain.
The Hand of Fatima is said to ensure protection from the evil eye, and this version includes a small eye in the design.
An attractive modern version of a traditional Middle Eastern amulet, and part of our range of items inspired by objects in the Museum’s collection.
The Hand is approximately 3cm (1.2″) tall and 2cm (0.75″) wide.