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02/10/2014

INSPIRED BY… THE EVIL EYE

Like the Hamsa Hand, the Evil Eye is the Talisman for Protection. The symbol is one of the most ancient in history, dating back to the age of classical antiquity. The eye was believed to represent an evil or malicious stare that was able to cause misfortune to the receiver. It was thought that being on the receiving end of the stare was enough to cause illness or death. To protect against the stare, people wore the evil eye as a talisman to protect against evil forces. The hamsa is... Read More

25/09/2014

INSPIRED BY… THE HAMSA HAND

  The Hamsa Hand is a Talisman of Protection. It is recognised for it’s powers of protection and it’s ability to repel the evil eye. In many cultures it is also believed to represent blessings, power and strength, making it a hugely respected ancient symbol. ‘Khamsa’ is an Arabic word literally meaning ‘five’ although it could also refer to the five fingers of the hand. The word ‘hamsa’ itself may originate from various cultures and languages. Although the initial origins of the hamsa are unknown and thought to predate some... Read More