I always wished I had a Halloween birthday like my friend Ted. P-Mag’s anniversary is the closest I get. In honor of the season, my giveaway is one of my good luck charms, meant to ward off the evil eye.
There are many stories, in many different cultures, about how wearing an eye charm will protect someone. My favorite is the first I ever heard, about an African tradition for eye beads. The belief was that the evil could only get into you through the eyes, so by wearing fake, non-blinking eyes near the face, the curse would become confused and not know where to go. They acted like bad luck lightning rods, if you will.
Mine are closer to the Turkish nazar charms, but I will make them in any color you like. Whoever wins the drawing can request a specific color, or let me choose one on my own.
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19 replies on “Birthday Giveaway: Evil Eye Charm”
These are amazing! You don’t have an etsy shop by any chance, do you? :)
Holy cow, that’s awesome! You MAKE these?! :D
That’s so cool. I definitely need one.
That charm is so damn cool. I love it!
I love the stories behind these.
yay good luck!
My favorite place to be is a Turkish Cafe, and it has these all over. If I wore this I could match!
My mom bought me a necklace of the eyes in Turkey, since I was going through a rough time at that point in my life. I love the concept and it always sparks good travel conversation.
Man, I really love these.
I have a bracelet with a bunch on them!
Oh, your necklaces are awesome! Love mine so very much :)
Love this! I have a galaxy ball pendant that always gets so much attention when I wear it!
That’s so cool. I used to have a ring with an eye on it (it freaked my mom out) but I accidentally broke it.