Saturday, 12 May 2012

12.05.2012








Examination of any varied collection of charms will show that the hand is a common amulet in itself, also that it is used in combination with other objects: sometimes merely grasping them, and sometimes, while grasping the actual charm, making at the same time the important protective gesture.






Source: The Evil Eye, Frederick Thomas Elworthy1895Ch.VII, p272; www.sacred-texts.com