amulet

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Synonyms for amulet

Synonyms for amulet

a small object worn or kept for its supposed magical power

Synonyms for amulet

a trinket or piece of jewelry usually hung about the neck and thought to be a magical protection against evil or disease

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During the time in which the exhibition is on display, visitors will be able to create replicas of their favorite amulets, while a treasure hunt among the showcases of different areas is underway and will be launched for children to enjoy during their visit.
A RECENTLY-published scientific paper on archaeological excavations at the Nea Paphos site reveals that one of the main finds was a 1,500-year-old two-sided amulet with a 59-letter palindrome inscription, meaning it reads the same backward as it does forward.
Amulets were used for prevention of evil eyes and amulets with the bone and horn of animals prevented dam age on the products.
As a lama, he chants and meditates and charges up his amulets by himself to invigorate and keep them “alive.
The most common amulets used against the evil eye were horseshoes, usually placed in the entrance of houses and cow sheds.
My aim is to find out if it is still alive in Wales: what amulets are used to avert it or what methods are used to counteract its effects.
From creating jump rings to blending inlays, concrete, paper pulp and more into the jewelry-making process, Amulets and Talismans: Simple Techniques for Creating Meaningful Jewelry is packed with images and directions perfect for any library containing jewelry-making basics.
Many objects were found alongside the mummies including pottery, amulets and statues.
In its rich array of medieval amulets, Binding Words has the air of a sumptuous museum exhibition.
More than 10,000 people had camped overnight by a school compound in Nakhon Si Thammarat province, 360 miles south of Bangkok, waiting to buy the amulets, which in the past few months have gained a huge following for their alleged magical qualities.
The New Age shop -- selling amulets, love potions and energy-emitting mystic stones -- sees business soar 25percent as the new year approaches and everyone from staid office workers to hip musicians comes looking for signposts on their life paths.
The scans also revealed a series of amulets made of a variety of different materials positioned across the body.
Using the latest in non-invasive imaging technology, researchers were able to examine the body of Nesperennub and the amulets that were buried along with him without damaging or unwrapping the mummy or even opening its case.
The amulet's form imitates Egyptian "writing-tablet" amulets.
Religious pilgrims in Italy for the Jubilee of the Year 2000 who visit ancient sites in the Vatican City, Gubbio and Assisi will be armed with modern St Christopher amulets, smartcards made by French firm Gemplus SA.