The Mano Figa Charm is a solid sterling silver amulet charm. Makers mark stamp for authenticity. solid as a charm alone or with a substantial 18 inch chain. antique finish
The mano figa is an Italian amulet of ancient origin. Examples have been found from the Roman era, and it was also used by the Etruscans. Mano means "hand" and fico or figa means "fig," with the idiomatic slang connotation of a woman's genitals. Whether made as an apotropaic gesture or worn as an amulet, the mano fico is used for magical protection against the evil eye.