Its name derived from Kauri, who was the same as Kali Cunti, Yoni of the Universe, the cowrie shell everywhere represented the divine vulva and usually conveyed the idea of rebirth. Egyptians decorated sarcophagi with cowrie shells as a rebirth charm. Cowrie are still prized throughout the East for their supposed healing and regenerative powers. Cowrie necklaces are valued in India as amulets against the evil eye.
Moslem women believe cowries should be worn on the body during pregnancy. The Japanese keep cowries in wardrobe cabinets for luck.
-The Woman’s Encyclopedia of Myths & Secrets
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Many cultures believe that the energy projected by the evil eye can cause misfortune, bad luck or illness. Mal de Ojo jewelry and protection amulets are used and worn to protect against the side effects of the evil eye.
Talismans, Charms and Amulets are terms used interchangeably, but each one has its own purpose and versatile in its use. It can be a necklace, bracelet or earrings you wear or a charm bag you keep in your purse, they all have a purpose and use for the everyday mystical man or woman and even children!
Talismans are objects that are charged to influence powers and energy typically for a specific objective or goal. For example, a business owner may place a Talisman over his main doors to attract new customers.
Amulets are made for protection against evil and negative energy. Most common amulets are the Hamsa Hand or the Evil Eye. Its energy is to repel, push away, break free from and banish.
Charms are used for success, abundance, love and to attract positive influences. The energy of charms is to pull and bring good energy to you, such as a “Lucky” charm.