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WEC: Thoughts about Jewelry — Good Luck Jewelry

Good Luck Jewelry

Posted by Laurie Zeiden on

Good Luck Jewelry

Symbols of good luck are found in cultures around the world. Costume jewelry designers, taking their cues from these superstitions, feature good luck symbols in many of their designs. Looking through my photo archives, I found examples of many of the more common motifs. HORSESHOES To be lucky, a horseshoe can point up or down. An upwards pointing horseshoe collects good luck; a downwards pointing horseshoe showers you with luck. Either way, it's a popular good luck symbol. The symbolism dates to the 10th century and the legend of Saint Dunstan who trapped the devil with a horseshoe. OK, I buy that. ...

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