The Emergence Of Evil Eye Jewellery
Eye, the most beautiful gift of sight given to every living being present on the earth. It is said that the eyes are the window to one’s soul. One can understand other individuals’ true emotions only by looking into someone’s eye. But with this beautiful eye, all looks are not pure, they may be shrouded in mystery and folklore: evil eye.
Nowadays, evil eye jewelry has become a hot favorite for everyone. But from where did this evil eye come? What’s the story behind the glass beads’ colors in a particular fashion to protect from the harm of envy?
The story behind the evil eye
Evil eye glance has the power or ability to cause injury or death to those on whom it falls. Belief in the evil eye existed since ancient times and is ubiquitous. It occurred in ancient Greece and Rome, in Hindu traditions, Jewish, Islamic, Buddhist, and in indigenous, peasant, and other folk societies. The glance of an evil eye is said to be so powerful that sometimes it is held to be involuntary.
The amount of harm done by the evil eye can be understood by reading one line of a short story, where a father, afflicted with the evil eye, blinds himself to avoid injuring his children.
In medieval Europe, it is considered unlucky to praise or to have one’s children or possessions praised. Rather they would use a phrase like, as God will” or “God bless it”
Ward off the evil eye
There are many measures taken by different cultures in different ways to ward off the evil eye. For example, Asian children are put kohl on their eyes and sometimes a black round spot on the forehead, to protect against evil eyes. Some other means that are believed to protect against evil are wearing sacred text, amulets, charms, or talismans, etc.
Rise of the evil eye to international jewellery trend
Since the dawn of humanity, the concept of the evil eye as a protective symbol has been there. It works hand in hand with other protective measures to ward off ill-sentiments and negative vibes. But adopting the evil eye as an international fashion trend is new, and has taken over the world of jewellery as well.
Evil Eye Necklaces/Evil eye Pendants
The evil eye is not only being used as a symbol to protect one from evil but also as a fashionable accessory. Evil eye necklaces have gained the most popular status among all the evil eye jewellery. The reason behind its popularity is that the necklace or a pendant with an evil eye stares back directly at the gawker.
Evil Eye bracelet
Along with evil eye Pendants, the bracelets with the evil eye have also garnered popularity. This has become the hot-selling accessory. Gold evil eye bracelet with diamonds, not only ward off the glares while reflecting the same, back to the gawker but also it’s stylish.
La Marque-M keeping in line with fashion and also wants to protect you from all the negativity is launching “Do not Jinx- Evil eye collection” on its online store. The range will have a collection of rings, pendants, and bracelets, with the beautifully handcrafted evil eye in 14kt gold and certified diamonds.