Throughout history there have been superstitions that have been passed down some originating thousands of years ago. The symbol of an eye has always been deemed a negative symbol in many different cultures. Turkish and Greek beliefs are equally the same but they have a embellished a Lucky Evil Eye amulet to ward off evil doings.
The envious evil eye can cause pain, injury, or bad luck to anyone on the receiving end of this glare. People who are envious or simply believe that a person does not deserve the good fortune bestowed on them also give the evil eye subconsciously. Thus the Nazar amulet was created and has been a staple in Turkish and Greek traditions.
Man has made many forms of talismans designed to ward off bad luck. Turkey, the Nazar Boncuğu is widely displayed in homes, shops, and business also a rabbit’s foot is the most common European example. The blue glass talisman is not just Turkish tradition is has also become a world know figure seen worn by many people, in forms of jewelry, evil eye key chains, evil eye bracelets, necklaces and more.
One of Turkeys most famous and beautiful sites to see this Turkish talisman is in Cappadocia and various other places where trees are filled with this blue glass talisman. With its beautiful landscape and mysterious caves the lucky eye trees an added touch to this Turkish town.
The evil Eye to this day is made by skilled craftsmen utilizing the same practices that they have been created over 3000 years ago.