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The Evil Eye Meaning What does the evil eye protection jewelry symbolize?

What is the evil eye? What do evil eye protection jewelry and amulets mean? The evil eye – first recorded by the Mesopotamian about 5,000 years ago in cuneiform on clay tablets, the evil eye may actually have originated as early as the Upper Paleolithic age. We find this figure in Jewish, Christian and Muslim cultures […]

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Evil eye necklace discovered inside 2400-year-old burial mound

Extraordinary brightly-coloured glass jewellery believed to be from Ancient Egypt has been found in a 2,400-year-old burial mound in Siberia. Necklace of identical glass eye beads executed in millefiori technique discovered recently in a ‘princess’ burial in the Altai mountains region of Russia. This so-called ‘Cleopatra Necklace’, a unique find this far east, most probably […]

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Evil Eye Beads in History

The evil eye is a curse believed to be cast by a malevolent glare, usually given to a person when they are unaware. Many cultures believe that receiving the evil eye will cause misfortune or injury. Talismans created to protect against the evil eye are also frequently called “evil eyes”. The idea expressed by the […]

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Hamsa Meaning
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Where Does Hamsa Originate? What is Hamsa Meaning?

What does hamsa mean? Hand of Fatima or Hamsa meaning in Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Hamsa is a talismanic symbol that people believed to protect them from harm against the evil forces. The Hamsa Hand or Hand of Fatima is an ancient Middle Eastern talisman. In all religions it is a protective symbol. It is […]

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Blue Evil Eye Bead Making in Istanbul

Blue Evil Eye Bead Making in Istanbul. The people that deal with and have devoted themselves to the evil eye beads, strive to explain and convey this tradition and symbol to the other people. Discover thousands of handmade glass Turkish evil eye beads. See more evil eye beads and buy online at Evil Eye Store

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Evil Eye Beads Making and Last Masters in Anatolia

  Documentary video about Evil Eye Beads Making and Last Masters in Anatolia.   See more samples and buy online at Evil Eye Store  

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Tanit was a Punic and Phoenician goddess, the chief deity of Carthage alongside her consort Ba`al Hammon.

Tanit, terracotta 3/4 sculpture. The Punic goddess of the moon, patron of Carthage, wears a crown, a necklace of glass paste beads graduated in size, and earrings of gold; her arms are articulated; she is dressed in the Greek style. 5th-4th century BCE. Tanit was a Punic and Phoenician goddess, the chief deity of Carthage […]

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The Bactrian Hoard from 2,000 years ago

Some 2,000 years ago, a nomadic tribe from Bactria — a province of modern-day Afghanistan between the Hindu Kush Mountains and the Amu Darya River — entombed one man and four women within the walls of a 4,000-year-old temple. In 1978, while excavating the former Bactria region, Russian archeologist Viktor Sarianidi stumbled across the tombs […]

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four leaf clover
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Shamrock or Four Leaf Clover

Shamrock or Four Leaf Clover as a good luck symbol. Four-leaf clover is considered a symbol of good luck in all cultures. In Christianity believed to Mother Eve was walking around with a four-leaf clover in her hand in the garden of paradise. There is a strong belief in Turkish communities about the person who […]

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Horseshoe Good Luck
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The Protective Power of Horseshoe

In all countries of the world there is a common belief of horseshoe brings good luck. In fact, this belief is due to the Christian communities. According to a legend, there was a blacksmith Dunston living in England in the middle ages. One of these days, the devil disguised and came to Dunston’s shop. Smith […]

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The Cross is most sacred symbol for Christianity

The Cross The Cross is the most sacred symbol for Christianity. Initially, this object was the symbol of torment and horrible death. But the meaning has changed over time and has left its place to joy and happiness. Jesus has shown the way to begin a new life to Christianity by passing thence. Thus, the […]

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The Meaning of Star of David and Judaica Good Luck Symbols

GOOD LUCK SYMBOLS OF JUDAISM The Meaning of Star of David The Star of David is considered as a symbol of Judaism. It is also referred to in conjunction with seven- arm candelabrum Manora. Number seven has got a special meaning for Judaism. Jews believed that God created the universe in six days and took […]

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