Turkish Tradition of Nazar (The Evil Eye)
The Evil Eye or “Nazar” is an eye-shaped talisman which is believed to protect you against evil. The evil eye dates back thousands of years as one of the strongest symbolic images in the world. Wearing the evil eye is an amulet seen to protect and ward off negativity. Traditionally known as “Nazar” in Turkish, the evil eye is often blue in color and stares back at the world to ward off evil and keep you safe from harm. Turkish kids display evil eyes in the form of protection bands because it symbolizes the wish to be protected. Spark your child’s curiosity about Turkish culture and discover our Protection Box, which includes two “Evil Eye” Protection Bands made with gold evil eye pendants on black and crimson thread. The crimson thread is customly worn to ward off misfortune. Where style meets symbolism, find our beautiful Protection Bands in our Protection Box.