Handcrafted from twisted Italian knotting cord with sterling silver beads and Turkish glass evil eye beads made by the beautiful Alessia at Bead & Stone Jewellery.
The History of the Evil Eye, an Ancient Symbol of Protection
What is the evil eye symbol? Evil eye jewelry meaning and amulets for evil eye protection?
The 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. We find this figure in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim cultures as well as Buddhist and Hindu societies. The evil eye mal de ojo Nazar mauvais oeil or greek matiasma is a curse believed to be cast by a malevolent glare, which is usually directed towards a person who is unaware. Many cultures believe that receiving an evil eye will cause one misfortune, bad luck, or injury. Mal de Ojo jewelry and talismans created to protect against the evil eye are also frequently called "evil eyes"
Blue: The color of evil eye protection. The traditional color for good karma, positive energies, and protection against the evil eye.