Asian talismans

CHINESE CHARM BRACELET

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The charm bracelets consist of three bronze charms, a jade charm, and three glass beads, strung on thin black cord and secured with a slider made of two amber-yellow beads. There are […]

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Asian talismans

PENIS AMULETS FROM THAILAND

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The Thai name for a penis amulet is palad khik, which means „honorable surrogate penis.” These small charms, averaging less than 2′ in length, are worn by boys and men on a […]

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Asian talismans

GAU – TIBETAN BUDDHIST PRAYER BOX

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A Gau (also spelled Ghau or Gao) is a Tibetan Buddhist amulet container or prayer box, usually made of metal and worn as jewelry. As a small container used to hold and […]

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Famous Thai talismans – CHUCHOK

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You can ask for fortune, wealth, a beautiful wife, and unexpected richness from the talisman known as Chuchok’s idol. Chuchok is thought by many Thais to be one of the very best […]

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Middle East talismans

Egyptian talismans

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Here are some talismans, which were often used as jewelry in ancient Egypt. The first is the Wedjat eye of Horus, sometimes called the eye of Ra. It was Horus’ healed eye. […]

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Asian talismans

Famous Thai talismans – CHUCHOK

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You can ask for fortune, wealth, a beautiful wife, and unexpected richness from the talisman known as Chuchok’s idol. Chuchok is thought by many Thais to be one of the very best […]

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African talismans

African talisman – general facts

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The talismans of the Akan people in Ghana are called bansuri. The Hausa and Yoruba people of Nigeria make tira, Afro Brazilians make patua, Bakongo peoples in the Congo make minkisi, and […]

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Middle East talismans

Seal of Solomon

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In Medieval Jewish, Islamic and Christian legends, the Seal of Solomon was a magical signet ring said to have been possessed by King Solomon, which variously gave him the power to command […]

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