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What is Evil Eye Bead and What Is It For?
The evil eye bead figure, which is widely believed to protect people from evil eyes, is seen in Buddhist and Hindu societies as well as in Muslim, Jewish and Christian societies. Throughout history, in many cultures and religious beliefs, the eye figure has been accepted as a powerful talisman that drives away evil. Generally, evil eye beads are shaped like eyes. In this context, one's window to the world is the eye, and the eye is accepted as the starting point of all kinds of good and bad thoughts. For this reason, blue colored stones, which are believed to have absorbent properties, have been used for many years to protect them from glances and bad eyes. And it took its final form as a variety of present-day evil eye beads. Nowadays, many people keep the evil eye bead in places that they use frequently in their daily lives, both as belief, tradition and as an ornament. Lead is poured into the evil eye bead while making it. This is said to bring good luck."p"It has been said that the evil eye touch belief has a relationship with eyes and gaze throughout history. According to the belief of the evil eye, which has its origins in the Sumerians, Babylonians and Ancient Egypt, the negative thoughts carried by human beings come out of the eyes, which are the open form of the idea, and come out with this gaze. This is called striking power. In order to prevent striking power and to be protected from it, it must be opposed by the eye. In this way, the belief that everything that looks like an eye protects people from bad thoughts and evil eyes has become widespread. "p"People wear evil eye beads on their loved ones to protect them from the evil eye. These beads are eye-shaped and small. Adults, on the other hand, wear amulets on their evil eye belts or key chains, and the larger evil eye beads are used as room ornaments. Large amulets are hung on the walls to protect homes and workplaces.