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Amulets are objects that are believed to possess magical or supernatural powers, and are worn or carried as a means of protection or good luck. Throughout history, amulets have been used by people of various cultures and religions, and have taken many different forms, including stones, coins, figurines, and written words or symbols. The use of amulets can be traced back to ancient civilizations, such as the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, who believed in the power of certain objects to ward off evil spirits or bring good fortune. In many cultures, amulets are associated with specific gods or goddesses, and are believed to have been blessed or imbued with their power. In addition to their protective qualities, amulets can also serve as symbols of faith or personal beliefs. For example, a Christian might wear a cross as an amulet, while a Buddhist might carry a small statue of the Buddha. Despite their widespread use, the effectiveness of amulets is a matter of debate. While some people believe that they can provide real protection or good luck, others view them as mere superstitions. Regardless of their efficacy, however, amulets remain an important part of many cultures and religions, and continue to be used by people around the world.

protection, good luck, supernatural, religion, symbolism

Anthony Wilson

CITATION : "Anthony Wilson. 'Amulets.' Design+Encyclopedia. (Accessed on November 29, 2023)"

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