Forget the tricks, why not treat yourself to one of our Halloween-inspired designs?! The cross is a classic piece that’ll be gorgeous all year round – plus it’ll add a touch of style to your fancy dress costume! Our skulls are more obvious choices – the unique, quirky pieces are ideal for this time of year. If, like us, you can’t decide, why not layer them up for a cool, Halloween look?
The horn is a talisman of protection. It is an ancient Italian amulet worn to repel the evil eye or malocchio. In Italian, the horn is referred to as cornuto, corno or cornicello and literally means ‘little horn’. Traditionally the horn would’ve been pinned to babies’ clothing straight after birth. The malocchio was supposed to harm pregnant women, nursing mothers and their babies. Although it’s main form is as a necklace, during the latter half of the 20th century, the horn was hung in cars as a good luck charm.... Read More
The dragon’s eye talisman is a well-known, universal amulet of protection. It is an ancient Germanic symbol said to protect anyone who recited the incantation to it. The symbol is depicted in Rudolph Koch’s Book Of Signs; a collection of old world symbols. It consists of an equilateral or isosceles triangle, (meaning threat) with a Y shape, (meaning the choice between good & evil) encased within it, touching each corner of the shape. The three equal parts that are created are thought to represent love, power and wisdom. Therefore the symbol is... Read More
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
Here at Muru we’re excited to announce the launch of our new AW14 Talisman collection! All of our Talisman pieces have an individual meaning or sentiment behind them to inspire you and allow you to create your own story. Each purchase comes with luxury packaging and a meaning card explaining the story behind the design. Our award-winning designs are beautifully crafted in sterling silver, gold vermeil & rose gold vermeil. Our jewellery has proved extremely popular with fashion-conscious celebrities including Zooey Deschanel, Laura Whitmore, Caroline Flack, Pixie Lott, Louise Thompson, Holliday... Read More
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