Complete Book of Amulets and Talismans
ISBN10: 087542287X ISBN13: 9780875422879 Publisher: Llewellyn Pubns Published: Oct 1 1991 Weight: 1.05lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
The Pentagram, Star of David, Crucifix, rabbit's foot, or four-leaf clover . . . they all provide feelings of comfort and protection, intended to attract good while dispelling evil. Found throughout history and in nearly every culture and religion, amulets and talismans can be made and used by anyone. Spanning the world through the diverse cultures of Sumeria, Babylonia, Greece, Italy, India, Western Europe, and North America, this book presents the history and uses of amulets and talismans. Readers will also learn the magical properties of hundreds of symbols and objects commonly used as amulets, as well as how to create, empower, and use their own talismans.