Evil Eye jewellery has become common place in today’s times. The symbol initially recorded 5,000 years ago by the Mesopotamians but it may have actually originated as early as the Upper Paleolithic age. It was introduced as just a good luck charm and is steeped in superstitious myth. Though it is looked at differently everywhere it is bound by the essence to ward off evil. The Evil Eye denotes that though we are different individuals we all share similar fears. Throughout the Mediterranean and Middle East, many people believe envious gazes or high praise from others does more harm and is a bearer of bad luck than good luck.
It is one of the most common items of decoration in many a home, car, or even worn by person. Evil eye can be seen hanging over doorways, adorned on the wrists of young women or planted right into the cement in the exterior of modern office buildings. They are also pinned to the clothes of newborn babies.
The colour blue is essentially associated with the Evil eye. However, there are more colours than just the colour blue and each colour denotes a different meaning. Blue is known to be the traditional colour of good karma, positive energy such as commitment, motivation and creativity, and protection against the evil eye. Light Blue – the colour of the sky represents truth and expanding one’s horizons. It is also known to provide direct protection against the evil eye. Yellow or Gold symbolizes the sun and energy, strength, and power to overcome health related issues. It also aids in building focus and concentration. Orange is the colour that is associated with happiness and creativity, helping to connect one with their playful side. Red is the colour of fire. It provides an increased energy, strength and courage, protecting you and giving you the strength to face the anxieties of life. Pink, calms and protects friendships and encourages contentment and relaxation. Green is the colour of earth, it encourages one to enjoy life by pursuing new ideas and succeeding through balance and gratitude. Purple is associated with the colour of divinity and is known to guide the wearer to reflect on their life by removing obstacles and creating balance in their life. White, stands for purity and is associated with light, goodness and the opportunity for beginning of new endeavors in life.
Presenting tokens and talismans have been known to be gifted to close friends, loved ones and even family member to receive luck and protection while on their travels. In current times one can find varied elegantly fashioned evil eye jewellery.
Evil eye jewellery is also made with beads in alternative colours apart from the traditional blue ones. Evil eye beads date back to thousands of years. The earliest written references of the evil eye were found on Sumerian clay tablets which go back to the third millennium BC. Agate beads were also discovered in royal Sumerian graves at Ur.
Evil eye jewellery is not just worn around the wrist it is also worn as earrings, around the neck, wrists. They are also offered as gifts. The evil eye jewellery can be stacked with a number of other jewellery pieces or can even be worn individually to create a unique style statement. One can find a huge collection of evil eye bracelets and evil eye jewellery to suit the wearers personality and lifestyle. Enroll in the 1-year Diploma in Fine Jewellery Design from one of the well-known jewellery design institutes in Goa.