Protective Diamond Jewelry Guide – Only Natural Diamonds
Jewelry designer Rosanne Karmes never leaves the house without putting on her red bead bracelet with a diamond hamsa. It’s a superstitious ritual that dates back to childhood, when her mother would weave a strand of red thread through all her clothes for protection and good luck. Decades later, she still wears red, but it’s much more elegant and precious.
Karmes, the creator behind the success Sydney Eva jewelry brand, elevated the red thread superstition with its symbolic and protective diamond jewelry. “I truly believe in the power of talismanic jewelry,” says the Designer based in LA. “If nothing else, they make you feel good.” And when it comes to feeling good, the more jewelry, the better. She likes to stack her diamond hamsa charms (the ancient Middle Eastern palm amulet is meant for protection and good fortune) with other lucky icons like diamond horseshoes and evil eyes. .
Whether you’re superstitious or not, everyone needs comfort and protection in these tumultuous times. Why tempt fate when you can wear talismanic diamond charms and symbolic amulets said to ward off evil spirits?
It’s not just a sign of the times: talismanic jewelry has been worn for protection for centuries. From figurative amulets to rough diamonds and evil eye charms, these pieces are imbued with mystical protective powers and remain popular in nearly every culture.
Mythological figures and ancient symbols are the basis of Bee Goddess, the jewelry brand founded by Ece Şirin. After her own personal journey of enlightenment, Şirin founded her brand in 2008 to help others discover their “inner divinity and joy” through archetypal signs that were used for protection in ancient civilizations around the world.
Bee Goddess creates protective diamond jewelry with intention, pieces designed to offer good karma and hope.
“We speak different languages, but the symbols are universal,” says Şirin. Each piece is steeped in history, authenticity and emotion, and handcrafted in Istanbul. With stores around the world including London, Berlin, Istanbul and Bodrum, she has amassed a list of high profile clients including Madonna, Emilia Clark and Rita Ora. Clearly, these celebrities understand the power of jewelry to protect and inspire — and, of course, to look chic.
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The evil eye
“The eye is a symbol of spiritual light and wisdom, and it gives us vision, insight and intuition,” says Şirin. A universal sign of protection, it’s also one of the most popular bee goddess designs, and adorns a range of jewelry, from diamond rings and bracelets to earrings.
The palm-shaped amulet is recognized as the hand of protection and its five fingers symbolize unity and harmony.
A symbol of rebirth and renewal in ancient Egypt, the scarab remains a universal representation of good fortune, hope and protection.
A sign of good luck and protection, the horseshoe is often hung on doors and in homes – and worn as a lucky charm.
The cheerful red and black spotted bugs are linked to love, prosperity and luck, and in many cultures they also serve as protection.
Not only symbols of flight, freedom and creativity, wings also mean protection in the Bible and Torah.
Symbolically, the sword separates good from evil. “The Sword of Light represents the cutting off of inner fear and obstacles in front of us,” says Şirin, who wears a gold and diamond sword necklace every day as part of her jewelry look.
Courage, strength and wisdom are associated with the tiger, and the big cat is also the symbol of protective mothers.