HEALING & ART THERAPY
Evil Eye Collection
The Strange Power of the Evil Eye for Overall Protection
When it comes to warding off the mystic malevolent forces of the world, there is perhaps no charm more recognised or renowned than the ‘evil eye’.
What is the evil eye? Evil eye jewelry and amulets for evil eye protection?
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 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 the 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".
The Hamsa is an amulet in the shape of a palm with an eye in the middle embraced by Jews, Christians and Muslims in North Africa and the Middle East.