The Evil Eye Symbol Meaning
The Evil Eye is one of the most popular symbolic images throughout the world, and it is also very hot in jewelry items. The evil eye dates back to ancient Greece and Rome in almost 3,000 years ago. According to legends, wearing an evil eye as an amulet can protect the owner from evil powers. The evil eye has symbolism meaning in almost every cultures in the world, such as Hindu, Islam, Christianity, Judaism, and Buddhism.
The evil eye is a curse believed to be cast by evil powers to a person and it will bring bad luck when one is unaware. In many cultures and religions, it is believed that receiving the evil eye will bring bad luck, harm, suffering or injury. Belief in the evil eye is the strongest in West Asia, Easter and West Africa, Latin America and Central Asia, especially the mediterranean countries.
The evil eye symbol still has its power on moder life, home decoration, pop culture, jewelry, and designs. In Turkey, the evil eye is with every day life and used commonly throughout the whole culture. Wearing an evil eye pendant is said to perceive to attract ill-will, greed, envy, or hatred. You can even found evil symbol on currencies, evil eye paiting on walls and even buildings in most Western Asian countries.
The evil eye jewelry is very popular in modern cultures. In recent years, many celebrities have been photograpphed wearing evil eye jewelry pieces, such as Madonna, Olsen Twins, Britney Spears, and Nicole Richie, just to name a few. Some celebrities even told the media that the evil eye bracelet or necklace can help her or him against the evil eye. Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt, Linday Lohan, Rhianna were also seen wearing their evil eye amulet in public. Obviously, this stylish and iconic image of Evil Eye has increased a lot in popularity.