A form of microcrystalline Quartz and a member of the Chalcedony family. It naturally occurs in a wide variety of patterns and colors. The swirling patterns of the stone sometimes form in an orbicular pattern, reminiscent of the circular designs at the tops of peacock feathers.
The Hamsa Hand is an ancient amulet symbolizing the Hand of God. In all faiths it is a protective sign. It brings its owner happiness, luck, health, and good fortune.