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Glass Turkish Evil Eye

Glass Turkish Evil Eye

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Our evil eyes are handmade in Turkey and shipped directly to us. 

Glass blue evil eye bead diameter 1.5"

To understand the origins of the evil eye, one must first understand the distinction between the amulet and the evil eye itself. Though often dubbed as ‘the evil eye’, the ocular amulet is actually the charm meant to ward off the true evil eye: a curse transmitted through a malicious glare, usually one inspired by envy. Though the amulet – often referred to as a nazar – has existed in various permutations for thousands of years, the curse which it repels is far older and more difficult to trace.

In essence, the curse of the evil eye is not a complicated concept; it stems from the belief that someone who achieves great success or recognition also attracts the envy of those around them. That envy in turn manifests itself as a curse that will undo their good fortune. The concept is well captured by Heliodorus of Emesa in the ancient Greek romance Aethiopica, in which he writes, “When any one looks at what is excellent with an envious eye he fills the surrounding atmosphere with a pernicious quality, and transmits his own envenomed exhalations into whatever is nearest to him.

The belief in this curse spans cultures as well as generations; to date one of the most exhaustive compilations of legends regarding the evil eye is Frederick Thomas Elworthy’s The Evil Eye: The Classic Account of an Ancient Superstition. Elworthy explores instances of the symbol in a number of cultures; from the petrifying gaze of Greek gorgons to Irish folktales of men able to bewitch horses with a single stare, virtually every culture has a legend related to the evil eye.

Read more about the evil eye in Town and Country Magazine

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Not all products can ship outside of the US. For example, no bone or animal products can ship outside of the US. 

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We are not medical professionals. We are tie-dye wearing herbalists. Only a physician can diagnose, treat, and prescribe for illness or disease.

Wild Soul River, LLC (and employees) neither diagnoses nor treats disease. Nor do we prescribe remedies. The human body has the innate power to heal itself. The role of the herbalist in this healing process is to consider the client as a whole person and to consult in collaboration with the client. 

Wild Soul River, LLC encourages and advises you to seek professional medical advice regarding any illness or disease they are suffering from. Any concerns about your health and supplementation with herbs or diet should be done in consultation with your physician and a holistic health care provider. It is your responsibility to discuss with your physician possible interactions of herbal supplements and medications. Wild Soul River, LLC does not guarantee a specific outcome or result, individual results may vary. Wild Soul River, LLC is not liable for any possible adverse reactions and side effects of the herbal supplements you decide to take. You must accept ownership and responsibility for your own health; including negative consequences and positive outcomes.  

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Wild Soul River upholds the highest standard of quality for each of our products. The quality of all our merchandise will meet or exceed expectations. Every effort is made to ensure your merchandise is shipped in perfect condition.

As a VERY SMALL business, we are unable to accept returns at this time.

We are not responsible for packages lost by USPS or shipping issues once the package has left the United States. We will not refund items that do not arrive due to a local shipping issue. The buyer is responsible for contacting their postal service to track down missing packages that have left the United States.

(updated 12/13/23)

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