The Hamsa Hand is an ancient Middle Eastern amulet symbolizing the Hand of God. In all faiths it is a protective sign. It brings its owner happiness, luck, health, and good fortune.
The root of the power of the evil eye is believed to be jealousy, whether in the form of a look with malice or admiration. Times of great change in life like puberty, marriage, or childbirth makes one most vulnerable to the threat of the evil eye.