Evil Eye protection Hamsa Hand An amulet, from amuletum, meaning " an object-that protects a person from trouble" or Talisman, from Arabic Tilasm, or from the Greek word "Talsin" which means "to initiate into the mysteries", and consists of any object intended to bring good luck and protection to its owner. Two of the most popular amulets for protection and success are the Horseshoe and Hamsa Hand. Amulets vary considerably according to their time and place of origin, religious objects commonly serve as amulets in different societies, be it the figure of God or simply some symbol representing the deity (such as the cross for Christians, or the "eye of hours" for the ancient Egyptians).

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