July 2, 2014
Here is a very quick whimsey drawing of a Hamsa.
Broke away from my “color inside the lines” tendency on the bottom here and started to color first then outline. Makes for a more intricate design albeit not so symmetrical.
Didn’t know about Hamsa’s until recently. Had to look it up and here is what I found.
The hamsa is a popular apotropaic (intended to ward off evil) talisman for magical protection against the evil eye, and is one of the most popular amulets for good luck and prosperity…..Interesting….who knew?
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