Believed to bring good luck, prosperity, & protection.
The azabache is a little fist designed to dispel curses and negativity away from the wearer. Mal de ojo, or evil eye, is believed to result of excessive admiration or envious looks by others. Having newborn babies, kids, & adults wear an azabache is believed to protect them from the evil eye. The evil eye is a folk belief that the envy elicited by the good luck of fortunate people may result in their misfortune, whether it is envy of material possessions including livestock, or of beauty, health, or offspring.
The evil eye, an ancient symbol of protection is to ward off potentially harmful, negative, and otherwise envious looks from others that could bring bad fortune upon the recipient, and to bring peace of mind to the wearer. It's believed that there are three types of evil eyes. The first are unconscious evil eyes. These harm people and things, without intending to. The second type intends to harm. The third one is unseen, hidden evil which is the most scared one.
It was believed that, this eye saw all the wickedness in the world and removed poverty and ignorance. When Horus opened its eyes the world was enlightened, when he closed, it became dark. From Egypt, the eye talisman had spread to the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and Europe. When anyone looks at what is excellent with an envious eye he fills the surrounding atmosphere with a pernicious quality, and transmits his own envenomed exhalations into whatever is nearest to him. The bead reflects the evil intent back to the onlooker. It somewhat resembles an eye and it is a factor in protecting the user.
Bracelets can be worn as a rite of passage that helps change a person’s destiny for the better. Think of it as a prescription that should be undertaken by those who have a need for it to heal their lives. Bracelets in the patterns and colors of Orishas, Saints, and Gods. It is a good idea to wear it to clear the mind of negativity and connect to higher guidance.
Approximately 4 to 6 inches long adjustable pull string baby bracelet.