Macramé Dream Catcher - Evil Eye Protection - White/Blue/Grey - Medium

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Macramé Dream Catcher - Evil Eye Protection - White/Blue/Grey - Medium

This range of evil eye protection dream catchers have been ethically sourced and handmade by families from a small village in rural Indonesia.  They have been beautifully crafted using macramé and rattan frames.  

The symbol and superstition of the evil eye is one of the strongest symbolic images in the world. Yet, despite the differences in the cultures which hold the evil eye myth, it retains largely the same meaning no matter where the story is told. The evil eye is thought of as a look given to inflict harm, suffering, or some form of bad luck on those that it is cast upon. It is a look which clearly states that one intends for something bad to happen to the object of one’s focus, either out of jealousy or pure malice. The superstition of the evil eye holds that the malicious look is powerful enough to bring about actual disaster for the unfortunate person that is the receiver of the glare.

The most popular method of escaping the evil eye’s effects in many cultures is by the use of evil eye talismans, evil eye symbols, and evil eye jewellery. These are meant to “reflect” the power of the evil look. The evil eye amulet originated in Greece, where it was known as an “apotropaic” amulet, meaning that it reflected harm. The most basic design of the evil eye, prevalent in the Middle East, is a talisman designed with concentric blue and white circles made to symbolize the evil eye, known as the nazar. It is often used in houses, vehicles, or jewellery.

The symbol of the Dreamcatcher originated with Native American tribes. They are typically hung above a bed. It is believed the web inside represents the web of life and catches bad dreams and keeps them away. The feathers help cushion the good dreams as they make their way to the sleeper. The beads are the good dreams that did not make it to the sleeper.

Dimensions - Length - 9 - Width - 1cm - Height - 52cm 

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