Good luck charms are really rich in history. Wherever we go, we can really find an object that is highly revered by people because of the magic it brings. No one knows for sure if it is true, but it is something immensely valued by many people, especially in the old days. It was believed that the advent of wearing these charms was primarily to ward off bad luck and bad spirits. This was the beginning of the use of amulets. I am more than sure that every culture has a story to tell.

Recovered artifacts

In Egypt, good luck charms are part of their conviction. These had played an important role in his daily life. During the ancient days in Egypt, whether you are low or high class, you must wear an amulet or amulet. This is because when you expire soon enough from the mundane world, you will be judged by the gods and it was through these charms or amulets that they would recognize you. The oldest recorded amulet was recovered in Africa and was about 75,000 years old

Use of raw materials

Primitive peoples used clay materials to make their charms. They made use of clay and clays and molded it the way they wanted. Some also used bones and shells. There was also another artifact excavated in Germany that was believed to be 30,000 years old. The Norse used elephant tusks as amulets. With these tests, we can really say that charms and amulets had already gained popularity even during ancient times.

The queen's fondness for charms

During the medieval period, the popularity of charms had increased. Queen Victoria herself also wore a charm bracelet. People, especially women, also tried to do the same and wore the same fashion. Family members also wore charms and amulets as symbols of their kinship. Even during wartime, soldiers also participated. Generally, trinkets made by the locals from the place where they fought the great battle were brought home. In the 1950s and onwards, many teenagers already wore charm bracelets and other charms.

Charms in the contemporary world

Charms and amulets have been a trend around the world. In 2002, Europe launched another line of charms. The charm bracelet was made of different glass beads. The user has the option to rearrange the order of the accounts according to their preferences. In fact, this was a fad for almost everyone due to the vast collection of beads that you can choose from. The prices for these charms can range from as low as $ 25 to as expensive as $ 500- $ 700. Danes and Italians also have their own version of authentic beads.

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