These earrings from Mexico features a brown eyeball made of glass and set into a 925 sterling silver frame that dangles from a long ear wire. The eye has symbolism throughout the world as being a protector of the "evil eye," and in the Middle East, this icon is called the "Nazar eye." The word in Arabic meaning "sight" or "attention, and people wear the amulet and/or adorn their homes with Nazar charms in the belief that it brings luck and protects against the evil eye. That same notion came to Mexico via the Spaniards, who lived with the Moors for 700 years, and whose cultures became intertwined. Of course, these ancient beliefs were followed by different cultures for centuries, and some people, especially those in a position to attract envy, find this type of jewelry to be soothing to wear.
The earrings measure about 1-1/8" wide by 1-1/4" tall and dangle to just under 2". The glass eye protrudes out from the silver setting. Weigh 7g or 14g total. The earrings each have a 925 mark on the back. In excellent new condition.
For your brown-eyed girl!
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