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Jewelry Symbols: What Does The Evil Eye Mean?

In this week’s “Jewelry Symbols” series, we’ll be talking all about the evil eye. Just like the hamsa, the evil eye is often used in jewelry. We even have several evil eye pieces ourselves (but then again, we’re jewelry addicts!). Read on to learn about history and meaning of the evil eye.

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Evil Eye History

The origin of the evil eye dates back thousands of years ago to ancient Greece and Rome, and is now recognized throughout the world and in various religions. Many cultures believe the evil eye is a curse brought about by a certain gaze, and precautions must be taken to ward off this gaze. This is where evil eye jewelry comes into play!

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Click here to view this Evil Eye Necklace

Evil Eye Meaning

Wearing an evil eye offers protection against the bad luck and harm that can result from an evil eye stare. You may see a blue or green evil eye included in a hamsa (also symbolizing protection).

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Click here to view this Evil Eye Pendant

Check back for more symbol explanations in our “Jewelry Symbols” series!

 

Jewelry Symbols: What Does Hamsa Mean?

The hamsa is a symbol popularly used in jewelry. We’ve seen this symbol on bracelets, necklaces, and earrings, and we even own a few hamsa jewelry pieces ourselves (we’re sure you do too!). Read on to learn about the meaning of the hamsa. We think you’ll be pleasantly surprised.

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1) Protection

The hamsa is universally known as a protective symbol.

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Click here to view this Hamsa Charm with Diamonds.

2) Good luck

The hamsa brings health, luck, and good fortune to its wearer (and we all need that!).

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Click here to view this Crystaluxe Hamsa Pendant with Swarovski Crystals.

3) Defense against the evil eye

A hamsa with an eye in its design protects its wearer from the evil eye (a gaze that causes bad luck).

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Click here to view this Blue & White Diamond Hamsa Pendant

Make sure to check back for more symbol explanations from our “Jewelry Symbols” series.