Amulets, charms and talismans
Long before contemporary religions were created (which nowadays assist people with all their hardships), ordinary household items were thought to be enforced with some special supernatural abilities. People believed that there are natural and man-made objects which can protect them from harm. Warding – it’s truly Slavonic invention.
Among other nations’ charms, there are two main kinds to be pointed out: amulets (from Lat. - Amuletum - able to protect from harm) and talismans (from the ancient Greek - telesme - bringing good luck). Due to its protecting qualities amulet could serve as a warding only if worn at the times of impending danger. Slavonic amulets could serve remotely, in the close range to its owner though. Furthermore, amulets were made by the witch-doctor or sorcerer for a certain fee, Slavonic charm, on the other hand, was self-made or gifted item.
Nowadays, if you want to make a special gift to a driver, you may present him a charm made of amber. With the advent of Christianity in Kiev Rus, charms were significantly humiliated by the strongest Christian symbol and protector – cross, however their usage was not totally eliminated. When traditional pagan Ward passed through the Fast-Talk prayers in the temple or at the consecration service in the church its force was multiplied.
Charms. Make it yourself
Charms and amulets are as old as amber itself. Since ancient times people treated natural gem as a magic stone. When women delivered a baby and put amber necklace on its neck, it definitely had fewer health problems. Natural beads on the neck as well as sunny stone bracelets on the wrist help to cope with certain diseases. For instance, it cures or alleviates seriously bad cold, sore throat, bronchi, lungs, etc. Due to its healing properties, natural gem has become widely used for amulets and charms.
It is believed that amulet should be made by the hands of the man whom it will protect, thus it is important to make amulets by yourself. Only in this case it will really be able to save and protect his master and his close relatives (spouse, parents, children).
However, not everyone is able to make talisman himself, some people just do not have skills to do it. The best way out is to buy such item and present it to your loved one.
Amber charm is the best gift for a driver
Ukrainian masters are constantly creating lovely charms in the form of a triptych of the holy images made of warm and bright amber stone. Saints depicted on such charms protect the driver from accidents and any other unforeseen situations. It gives confidence and also decorates the interior of the vehicle. They have acquired standard dimensions, allowing easy and convenient attachment in the salon. Jewelers can also create special amulets of different sizes and shapes upon customers’ request.
When catching the sun ray amber radiates warm light and fills the car with special energy protecting its owner from evil spirits.