A rare and beautiful Figa that transmits light as well as history. The carving is wonderfully articulated with gold nails and a perfect punctured setting.
The Mano Figa is a symbol that dates back thousands of years. The thumb, tucked between the pointer and middle finger represented fertility and womanly power, closely tied to the goddesses Luna and Venus. You can see it's a rather sexy gesture that wards against evil and brings out your feminine attributes and protects you against the evil eye.
Material: Tortoise, 12k gold
Measurements: 1" L x .27" W
Age: C. 1880