Hanging Elephant with Glass Evil Eye Bead
We find this figure in Jewish, Christian and Muslim cultures as well as Buddhist and Hindu societies. This common tradition finds a new identity in the 3000 years old glass craftsmanship of Anatolia. A glass master combines the power the eye figure with the power of the fire and creates a new talisman: The Evil Eye Bead - Nazar Boncugu
Evil eye beads go back thousands of years. Blue glass evil eye bead amulets are the most common talisman in Anatolia to stop the evil eye. The blue evil eye beads of Anatolia that has been smiling for thousands of years, are eager to meet with the eyes of the new world. it is also known in most languages : In english as evil eye, evil look - in French Mauvais Oeil - in German böse Blick - in Arabic ayin hasad (eye of envy) - in Armenian pasternak - Yiddish aynore or ahore from Hebrew ayin harac - Hungarian szemmel verés (beating with eyes) - Polish oko proroka ( the eye of the prophet ) - Swedish onda ögat - Sicilian jettatura (casting) . Brazilian Portuguese has olho gordo (fat eye) or quebranto (breaker) - in Spanish mal de ojo (the eye's curse or ojo turco - ojito turco)- in Irish droch-shuil - in Greek matiasma or mati someone refers to the act of cursing someone with the evil eye.
*Use often in Feng Shui
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