The Orula Santeria Babalawo bracelet brings a bit of Luck and Good Karma into your jewelry collection. It’s a personal amulet that offers the wearer protection, communion, and control over the spiritual realm. A beautiful gift box is included for easy gift-giving.
If your evil eye bracelet is blue with a circle around it, your Mal de Ojo bracelet broke because someone looked at you with malice, and the amulet protected you. If the amulet is red with a circle surrounding it, the evil eye breaks because someone wished you bad luck.
It should be the first ceremony anyone receives in the Santaria religion. At the end of this you can wear the green and yellow bracelet that signifies you know who your Orisha is and have taken the ceremony. The only way to really know your true Orisha and sign is to take the ceremony. It is not for the faint hearted.
What Happens When Your Evil Eye Bracelet Falls Off? If your Evil Eye bracelet breaks or falls off, it means that it will not be able to protect you anymore. It has deflected and absorbed all of the negative energy it possibly can, and simply cannot hold anymore. The power of it disappears when it breaks.
Does The Color Matter? The most common form of the evil eye amulet comes with a blue eye. But there are other colors of the evil eye, and it isn’t weird for one person to have multiple evil eye bracelets. It is not just for getting matching bracelets for different outfits.
The Mano de Orula ceremony is one of the most important initiations within the Lukumi tradition. Awo Fakan for men or Ikofa Fun for women is a three-day-long ceremony that can only be performed by Babalawos. This beautiful ceremony is not for the faint of heart.
Adult men and women can participate in a three-day ceremony devoted to Orula. After completion, they are allowed to wear a green and yellow beaded bracelet which signifies good heath and a long life.
Oyá Oyá is the ruler of the winds, the whirlwind and the gates of the cemetery. Her number is nine which recalls her title of Yansa or “Mother of Nine” in which she rules over the egun or dead.
When a person wears or carries an evil eye with them, it guards against misfortune and from bad things happening in one’s life. It helps to keep your life in balance, protects you from “bad karma” and ill-will that could otherwise have a negative effect on your well-being or your life in general.
Orange Evil eye: Happiness and protection; Motivation for commitment;Increase creativity and playfulness. Dark Blue Evil eye: Karma and fate protection; Calm and relaxation; Open flow of communication.
The pink evil eye, unsurprisingly, represents love. It is also capable of keeping your friendships with others safe and is also great for providing the wearer a sense of calm and relaxation.
Through Ifa, the role of the diviner (known as a babalawo) is to help an individual or community to see what is in store for them in their day-to-day lives.
Babalú Aye, the exiled and redeemed king, is the deity of pestilence, infection, and miraculous healing who holds a special and endearing place among the pantheon of deities venerated in the Afro-Cuban religions called Arará and Lukumí.
Evil eye jewelry should be given as a gift by a friend or family member who wants to protect you, or it can be inherited and passed down from generation to generation once you are old enough to take care of the pendant/jewelry.
It protects you - keeping an evil eye charm or talisman close will protect from evil spirits and harmful forces, especially the ‘malevolent glare’ said to inflict the unaware or unsuspecting.
The evil eye is often directed towards an unsuspecting party and in many cases, believed to be the cause of the misfortune, injury, or bad luck experienced by the recipient. It is believed that if you wear evil eye amulets or evil eye talismans then you are safe from bad energy and the evil eye curse.
Belief in the evil eye is ancient and ubiquitous; it occurred in ancient Greece and Rome, in Jewish, Islamic, Buddhist, and Hindu traditions, and in indigenous, peasant, and other folk societies, and it has persisted throughout the world into modern times.
The evil eye is a “look” or “stare” that is believed to bring bad luck for the person at whom it is directed for reasons of envy or dislike. The perception of the nature of the phenomenon, its causes, and possible protective measures, varies between tribes and cultures.
Whenever you greet a Babalawo or Iyanifa, the proper greeting is Aboru (Ah Boo Ru) Aboye (Ah Boy Yea) Abosise (Ah Bo She Shay) . It’s a lot to learn at first but becomes easier over time.
Junior Jeremiah Scott, who practices the African religion Ifa, wears his eleke beads around his neck which give him protection. Scott’s beads mean life, protection, and his god, Oshun.
Traditional Yoruba Week
|Day||Day Name in Yoruba|
|Day 1||Obatala (Sopanna, Iyaami, and the Egungun)|
|Day 2||Orunmila (Esu, Ifá and Osun)|
|Day 3||Ogun (Osoosi)|
|Day 4||Sango (Oya)|
Beads generally symbolize positive things including protection, union, growth, good luck, etc.
These beads are believed to offer protection against negative energies and negativity while promoting confusion and clarity. beads also have stabilizing effects; they promote growth, strength and compassion while making you more insightful.