• Size: Eye Approx 1 1/4" Diameter, Hand Approx 2"x 3 1/2", with Ring 4 1/2"
• Materials: Leatherette, Glass
• Origin: Turkey
• Packaged: Story Card and Gift Box Included
Evil Eye Beads
Turkey, Greece, Italy, North Africa and Around the Mediterranean: The evil eye bead and objects with an evil eye bead are believed to ward off and/or offer protection from the evil eye. The evil eye is a look that is believed by many cultures to be able to cause injury or bad luck on the person at whom it is directed. The motivation for the evil eye reasons could be envy or dislike. This thousands of years old amulet continues to fight against the evil eye all over the world. Belief in the evil eye is strongest in the Mediterranean region.
The Hamsa Hand brings it's owner happiness, luck, health, and good fortune. The word. "hamsa", derives it's name from the five fingers on the hand, hamsa is five in Arabic. The hamsa hand has a variety of different spellings which includes hamesh, hamsa chamsa, and khamsa. The hamsa had has two main styles. One style is shaped like a regular representation of a hand, and the other has two symmetrical thumbs. The second of the two styles is the most common. The wearer of the hamsa hand can wear it facing up or down and it is believed to I've the owner success, harmony, and protection from the Äyin Ha'ra", also known as the "Evil Eye". The hamsa sometimes includes ad eye symbol, which is thought to protect against the evil eye.