Antique black figa, jet hand pendant with an 18kt gold setting on a fine gold plated chain.

Antique black figa, jet hand pendant with an 18kt gold setting on a fine gold plated chain.


Shipping to United States: Free

A jet hand pendant or figa, the setting and jump ring in 18kt gold. The hand is a carved closed fist. The hand as an amulet has been a feature through the centuries, symbol against the evil eye and of femininity amongst other things. Jet hands were particularly associated with the protection of babies.

Measurements and markings:
Including the jump ring the hand measures 33mm in length and 14mm in width. It is hanging on a very fine gold plated chain.
There are no hallmarks on the piece however it tests for 18kt gold. It has been dated as victorian.

The piece is in good condition.

Additional Information:
Pieces are shipped in velvet gift boxes, tied with ribbon. A short assessment includes details of the piece.

Shipping from Ireland

Processing time

1-2 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • Ireland : 1 - 2 business days
  • United States : 5 - 12 business days
  • North America : 7 - 16 business days
  • Europe : 4 - 9 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Frequently Asked Questions

Sizing details

Most rings can be re-sized. There is an additional charge of €30 for ring re-sizing. Please send me a message for more information.

Do you offer an engraving service.

Yes most pieces can be engraved, this service costs €30. Please send me a message with the name, initials, date or word you would like engraved on the piece.

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