It was given to her with such promise, such absolute adoration and excitement- and I feel that by wearing it I have absorbed some of that beautiful energy and bring it into my own relationship. It protects me with the power of eternity, much like the amulets of a shaman.
I could go on, but the next time you see me my secret superstitions will be revealed if you look at my fingers, neck or wrist… So on to the designers, jewelry store owners, antique dealers, jewelry historians and collectors of modern vintage, period and ancient jewelry to let us in on their favorite protective, sentimental tokens and good luck charms- those that they have made for themselves, received as gifts or show in their collections:.
My mother had a charm bracelet when she was a girl in Germany, and it clover leaf necklace from sex and the city in Greater London a number 13 and other lucky symbols, and as a child I collected for my own charm bracelet, so I guess it was just in my genes to be drawn to jewelry of this type.
The charms were bought for ourselves or were gifted to us from friends, lovers, husbands, or passed down through family. Interestingly, her name was Beryl the family of stones of which the emerald is part and her favorite gem was emerald. Every piece is equally cherished.