History behind the evil eye: For many centuries, cultures from all over the world believed that through a jealous remark or an envious stare bad luck could be bestowed upon others. As a protective barrier, Evil eye jewelry was created to stare back at the eyes of harm. Traditionally, these jewels brought happiness, love, success, and wealth to their keepers.
Today, evil eye jewelry is not only worn as protection, it has now become a fashion statement as well. The eye bead itself is usuallly made of glass and can be used with various other beads, hemp, ribbon, glass chips and agates to create protective works of art to wear.
Evil eye and health: Evil eye jewelry promotes health through good fortunes and repelling bad energy. Some combine it with magnetic beads, such as hematite or magnetic metals to promote other health benefits as well.
Evil eye for children: Parents put evil eye jewelry on their newborns in order to preserve their children’s potentials and success. The eye inspires growth, strength, and good health.
Celebrity and latest trends: Celebrities have been seen wearing evil eye jewelry on numerous occasions. Madonna is a huge believer in the power of the evil eye and has been seen wearing Kabbalah red string jewelry. Paris Hilton was spotted at events wearing evil eye pendants. Other fashion icons such as Britney Spears, Oprah, Debra Messing, Penelope Cruz, Selma Hayek, and many more have made the jewels a part of their wardrobe.
The meaning of bead colors: Blue: The traditional color for good karma, positive energies and protection against the evil eye Light Blue: Color of the sky – symbolizes truth and therefore it provides direct protection against the evil eye.”
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