A talisman is an object which is believed to contain certain magical properties which would provide good luck for the possessor and possibly offer protection from evil or harm. The word comes from the Arabic word Tilasm
meaning 'completion, religious rite.
Read on to learn more about traditional talisman symbols and what they represent, and who to get them for at Christmas...
For the Spiritual: Knots / Infinity
Complete loops that have no start or finish are said to represent eternity, whether this means in loyalty, faith, friendship or love.
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For the Spiritual: Figure of Eight / Infinity
This symbol is said to represent the dynamic and continuous rhythm and flow between principles or opposites.
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For the Wanderer: Guardian Angel
The most important meaning of a Guardian Angel is protection. It is also believed that our Guardian Angels are showing us the right path that we should follow in our lives.
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For the Wanderer: St Christopher
Worn for protection and good luck, in travels and in life.
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For the Auspicious one : Wishbone
Symbolising hope for the future and good luck to the wearer. It is said that when you make a wish on a wishbone, the wisher breaks the bone and if they have the larger piece it is thought they will have their wish granted.
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