The Hand (hamsa), particularly the open right hand, is a sign of protection that also represents blessings, power and strength, Used to protect against the evil eye.This beautiful sterling silver pendant is 1 1/2 inch tall. It does not include a chain.Silver is considered to be protective, calming, and to have money-drawing vibrations. It is considered a psychic metal. It is said to enhance and empower psychic abilities within the bearer. Silver as a metal is associated with Lunar energies.All our jewelry is made here in Rhode Island by American Craftsmen and Women... giving American jobs. Please support American Business. Let us make a piece for you. All items are handcrafted to order. As a company striving to remain environmentally responsible, I'd like my customers to know that the silver content of all jewelry made by us, is refined with reclaimed silver not supplied from the mining industry...saving the earth's natural resources. By using reclaimed metal, we decrease the demand for newly mined ore. Precious metals can be repeatedly recycled with no loss in quality; they are a naturally renewable resource. Mother would approve! This is a beautiful piece of jewelry with wonderful details. You will treasure this piece and its workmanship!