Some cultures believe certain jewelry possesses magical powers. Amulets are worn as protection from harm, whereas other charms may be created to offer the wearer superhuman abilities or wisdom. Most are thought to bring good fortune.
A talisman, like an amulet, is a lucky charm. However, a talisman is created specifically to aid its wearer with special magical powers or protection.
Want protection from ghosts, fevers, witches, stomach aches, snakes, or giant wasps? As luck has it, amulets can help. Read more about their special powers.