Handmade Turkish Carpet Wall Hanging – Evil Eye – Nazar Alloy
Turkish carpet is a term of convenience, commonly used today to denote rugs and carpets woven by various ethnicities in the geographic region of Asia minor and the adjacent regions, which formerly belonged to the Ottoman Empire.
A nazar (Turkish: nazar boncuğu ) is an eye-shaped amulet believed to protect against the evil eye(“evil eye”, from nazar and “bead” from boncuğu). The word “nazar” is derived from the Arabic نظر, “sight” or “seeing”. It is believed that if your nazar amulet cracks or breaks, it has done its job of protecting you from some misfortune or bad luck and should be replaced!
Dimensions of Complete Wall Hanging:
Width : 10 cm / 3.9 inch
Height: 26 cm / 10.2 inch
Dimensions of Evil Eye:
Width : 5 cm / 1.9 inch
Height: 5 cm / 1.9 inch
Wall Hanging: Alloy
Evil Eye: Glass