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Blending both traditional hand-drawn techniques and vector-based technologies, Heypenman has built a large following on social media and been featured in a number of local and national periodicals. His work is now available to purchase as wax stamps
The hamsa (Arabic: خمسة khamsah; Hebrew: חַמְסָה, also romanized khamsa;) is a palm-shaped amulet popular throughout the Middle East and North Africa and commonly used in jewelry and wall hangings. Depicting the open right hand, an image recognized and used as a sign of protection in many times throughout history, the hamsa is believed by some, predominantly Muslims and Jews, to provide defense against the evil eye. It has been theorized that its Origins lie in Ancient Egypt or Carthage (modern-day Tunisia) and may have been associated with the Goddess Tanit.
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