Golden detailed brass hamsa hands dangle from simple gold plate ear wires. The hand of fatima also represents femininity and is referred to as the woman's holy hand. It is believed to have extraordinary characteristics that can protect people from evil and other dangers. The hamsa is an ancient middle eastern amulet. In all faiths it is a protective sign. It brings it's owner happiness, luck, health, and good fortune. The earrings measure approx. 1 3/4 inches from the top of the ear wire to the bottom of the charm.