Black Victorian Mano Figa

$ 465.00

This jet hand charm is in the shape of a Mano Figa, one of our favorite motifs around here. The Figa fist has represented many things throughout time. As a pre-Renaissance  figure the thumb, tucked between the pointer and middle finger represented fertility and feminine power. You can see it's a rather sexy gesture. As Christianity crossed the ocean to the new-world, this symbol traveled with it but took on a new meaning. It has become a charm to protect against the evil-eye and to bring good luck. 

Charm is sold without the chain unless you choose to add it.

Material: 14k gold, jet

Measurements: 1.5" L x .4" W 

Age: 1890s

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