Striking earrings featuring the ancient nazar “protection from the evil eye” a hand lampworked cobalt blue glass bead with a riveting blue iris. A faceted aqua blue chalcedony glass briolette sparkles below. Antique copper lever-back ear wires. Earrings are about 1/2″ wide by 2-1/4″ long including ear wires. Because each nazar bead is handcrafted please allow for slight variation.
Eye beads, sometimes called nazars, have been worn in many cultures for more than 5,000 years. They’re believed to protect the wearer from the “evil eye” – harm transmitted by someone who gazes enviously at you, your children, your livestock, etc.