TWO COPPER BEAD AND EVIL EYE EARRINGS
These earrings have been hand-knitted by our artisans in our Mugablein workshop.
From the legendary copper mines in southern Jordan, comes a collection of delicate handmade jewellery.
Tassels of copper and colourful stones echo those that adorn Bedouin tents; and traditional amulets such as the turquoise beads and the Evil Eye ward off malicious vibes transmitted by jealousy and envy.
The Evil Eye
The origins date back to Ancient Egypt. where archaeological research has shown that the Eye of Horus was seen by some ancient people, not just the Egyptians, to be a special symbol that fought off evil spirits.
In ancient Egyptian literature its meaning was transformed from a symbol for good things to be an expression for positive imagery