Hamsa Hand Incense Burner


This beautiful incense burner is made of aluminum. You can use it to put incense sticks in it, or to put incense cones on it. Graceful as it is, this incense holder is also a decoration for your interior. The Hamsa hand or Hand of Fatima is an important symbol of happiness in the Middle East and North Africa.


The meaning of the Hand of Fatima

The hand of Fatima is a familiar symbol to many. You will find this symbol a lot in North Africa (Morocco, Algeria) and in the Middle East. Fatima was the most favorite daughter of the prophet Mohammed. Her hand stands for happiness, loyalty and support.

The Hand of Fatima is also called "Hamsa". Hamsa means five, and the hand has five fingers. This also symbolizes the five columns of Islam.

You come across the Hamsa or the hand of Fatima in multiple cultures. The great thing is that he brings happiness everywhere. In every culture this hand brings abundance and goodness.

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