Hamsa Amulet in silver , Fez, Morocco, c.1930, from the Gross Family Collection

The 1930 intricately decorated silver Hamsa amulet from Fez in Morocco is a potent sign of protection in the three monotheistic religions prominent in Jerusalem’s history. The flat palm has been formed from a lattice work design inlaid with a ruby and emerald. The amulet is part of the Gross Family Collection. 

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