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Evil Eye Protection Methods

The most widespread method of protection against Evil Eye is the use of talismans, amulets and evil eye jewelry, which are meant to “reflect back” the power of the evil eye look. They are known as the nazar and they are designed with concentric blue and white circles; usually worn on white, red or black string.

Another powerful amulet is Hamsa, also known as The Hand of Fatima. The hamsa is a hand shaped amulet with the evil eye positioned on the palm.

It has long represented blessings, power and strength and thus seen as patent in deflecting the evil eye.

In Kabbalah, a red string attached to an evil eye pendant or a hamsa hand can ward off misfortune. The string is worn on the left side as it is considered that the left is the receiving side of the body and soul

Interesting Facts about Religion and Hamsa Jewelry

It is amazing to see how Hamsa has held similar meanings for so many different cultures and religions.

Christianity – The Hand of Mary

The Hand of Mary was meant to protect woman. The Hand of Mary traditionally was supposed to boost fertility and ensure healthy pregnancies.

Islam –  The Hand of Fatima

Islam views the hand of fatima as divine protection. It is also said that the hand, hamse, translates to five which represents the five pillars of Islam. The talisman is comprised of the right hand with each finger representing a member of Fatima’s family. The thumb depicts Mohammed the first finger, Lady Fatima, the next depicts Ali, her husband, and the final two represent her sons Hasan and Husain.

Buddhism – The Buddha, Protective Mudra

In Buddhism, Hamsa is meant to serve as Buddha’s gesture for protection and teaching.

Judaism – The Hand of Miriam

To the Jews the five fingers of hamsa remind the wearer of the hamsa to stay in tune with the five senses to praise God.

 

Has your Evil Eye Broken?

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It is believed that if your Evil Eye amulet cracks or breaks, it has done its job of protecting you from some misfortune or bad luck and should be replaced!

Carry an evil eye with you at all times – You’ll never know when someone might be giving you the evil eye

The Hamsa, The Hand, Hamsah, Khamsa – A universal sign of protection

The Hamsa, is an amulet popular throughout the Worldwide, Commonly used in jewelry and wall hangings.

The open right hand, an image recognized and used as a sign of protection in many times throughout history, The Hamsah is believed to provide defense against the evil eye.

The Hand (Khamsa),  is a sign of protection that also represents blessings, power and strength.

Uses for the Evil Eye

  • Hang a small Evil Eye amulet from the rear view mirror of your car
  • Keep an Evil Eye charm or bead in your purse or wallet
  • Place an Evil Eye wall hanging on or near your door at home or office. Windows are another great place to hang an evil eye amulet or evil eye wall hanging… the light shines through the translucent evil eye glass.
  • Use an Evil Eye charm or zipper pull on a jacket, purse, gym bag, backpack or any other zipper.
  • Evil Eye shoe charms go everywhere you go.
  • Add an Evil Eye charm to a favorite watch band or bracelet. You can also add an Evil Eye charm or several different evil eye charms to plain hoop earrings.
  • A Colorful Mini Evil Eye Charm is great for attaching to the closure clasp on a necklace or bracelet.
  • Send a greeting to friends with a frame Evil Eye Notecard. Just add your own personalized good luck message. You can also add a gift frame with the notecard and they can later frame it for an evil eye picture to hang anywhere!
  • Glue an Evil Eye Bead onto a candle, attach one to your computer monitor or any other accessory in your home or on your desk at work.
  • The Evil Eye makes a terrific office gift as an Evil Eye Desktop Paperweight!
  • Decorate a houseplant or a holiday tree with Evil Eye Amulets in assorted sizes. The lights on a holiday tree will shine through the translucent blue glass.
  • Don’t forget your cat, dog or other pet… Attach an evil eye charm or bead to their collar!
  • Place front and center an Evil Eye Glass Bulb on a holiday tree… or give an evil eye glass sphere ornament as a gift.
  • Keep several small Evil Eye beads or charms on hand to give to guests or enclose in cards or as package ornaments. They make perfect party favors or event hand-outs.
  • As well as the Evil eye bracelets, you may also wear Evil Eye pendants, Evil Eye rings, and Evil Eye earrings. All pieces of Evil Eye jewelry are equally effective in protecting the wearer from jealousy, maliciousness, hatred, and other curses and evils of the Evil Eye. However, if you are not fond of wearing jewelry, or do not wish to wear the Evil Eye jewelry, you may buy Evil eye car accessories, Evil Eye cell phone charms, Evil Eye stickers and magnets, Evil Eye keychains, or glass Evil Eye decor.

These Evil Eye items and accessories would take care of you and your family members well being and happiness.

The Evil Eye in Modern Life

The evil eye has powerful influence in modern life, pop culture, and jewelry and design. The Evil Eye is ingrained in everyday life and has deep symbolism throughout the culture and traditions go back thousands of years.

Today, even in the modern world, we are surrounded by symbols whose beliefs and traditions go back thousands of years. They have succeeded in their most important function of guarding and protecting their secrets and confidential information.
Many early cultures adopted the eye as an icon for their protection, others used Hamsa Hand or Hand of Fatima and so over time the most popular universal symbol became an eye placed in the palm of a hand.

Blue nazar Boncugu (nazar boncuk) or the evil eye bead as it is more widely known. People hang a small evil eye amulet from the rear view mirror of their car, keep several small evil eye beads or evil eye charms on hand to give to guests, hang an evil eye near their door in the home or office. Glass evil eyes are worn, in the form of jewelry; evil eye bracelet, evil eye necklace, evil eye anklet, gold or silver evil eye charms and evil eye pendant, evil eye earring – ring and blue evil eye talisman…

Belief in the evil eye, and the means by which to repudiate it, represents an important part of the human psyche – the collective need to understand and control the natural progression of our lives, as they are affected by illness and other seemingly unfair acts of nature, and to maintain in everything a fair and equitable balance.

Evil Eye Protection

The Evil eye is a “Luck Charm” believed to “reflect evil” and thereby protects a person or an object against misfortune. The evil eye is a “Luck Charm” gives protection and brings luck to all.  With its warm blue, the shine it has derived from the fire and the smiling face that’s a typical feature of the Anatolian people, it gives happiness to the friends and the beloved ones. The evil eye is a shield that guards against various forms of bad luck that is willed onto you or an object by others.

Evil Eye Protection

When a person wears or carries an evil eye with them, it guards against misfortune and from bad things happening in one’s life. It helps to keep your life in balance, protects you from “bad karma” and ill-will that could otherwise have a negative effect on your well-being or your life in general.

When someone is envious of an object you own, whether it is a new car, new house or that new cell phone you just acquired, this envy can cause misfortune to the object causing it to be broken, wrecked, ruined, etc. in some way, either minor or major.

The Evil Eye is known in Many Cultures

Evil Eye – First recorded by the Mesopotamians about 5,000 years ago in cuneiform on clay tablets, the Evil Eye may actually have originated as early as the Upper Paleolithic age.

Belief in the evil eyes is strongest in the Middle East, South Asia and Europe, especially the Mediterranean region; it has also spread to other areas, including northern Europe, particularly in the Celtic regions, and the Americas, where it was brought by European colonists and Middle Eastern immigrants.

We find this figure in Jewish, Christian and Muslim cultures as well as Buddhist and Hindu societies. This common tradition finds a new identity in the 3000 years old glass craftsmanship of Anatolia. A glass master combines the power the eye figure with the power of the fire and creates a new talisman: Nazar Boncugu / The Evil Eye Bead