Synopses & Reviews
Since the beginning of time, people have seized upon magical” objects to guard against danger, assure good luck, and gather strength along life’s journey. Amulets and talismans still possess this powerand this fascinating reference showcases ancient and revered examples from cultures throughout the world. They come from the goddesses of antiquity, Egypt, the I-Ching, Chinese zodiac, Celts, runes, and medieval Europe. Each symbol serves a different purpose: Udjat, the Egyptian Horus Eye, is the
protective amulet, warding off evil and blindness, while the tai chi encircled by eight trigrams fosters self-knowledge and the Venus talisman enhances attractiveness, harmonizes relationships, and cultivates love.
A surprising range of topics with many details for the reader to explore.”The New Times
A valuable reference guide.”New Age Retailer