Evil Eye Bracelet - Western Asia - 3000 BC - Protection Amulet


“The Evil Eye”
Western Asia
3rd Millennium B.C.

Dating back to the 3rd millennium B.C., many ancient cultures developed strong respect for the penetrative and mysterious powers of the eye. There was widespread belief that eye contact with certain beings or deities could result in illness, misfortune, and even death. In response, ancient artisans carved protective eye beads, such as this one, meant to look back at the evil eye, and to counteract its deadly deeds. In ancient Sumer, stones such as onyx, chalcedony, and banded agate were cut and polished into eye beads, which were then worn as amulets by kings and servants alike.

Materials: Agate Eye Bead, faux leather, pewter beads with silver finish.
Length: 7.5 inches

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