Your Charm for Today is The Crescent and Hand
Guests and visitors will come calling. Their visit brings happiness and joy. Thisaspect will reflect these emotions for weeks after the visit.
Crescents were worn by the ancients to safeguard them against witchcraft anddanger. From the very early Eastern symbole, horseshoes came to be regarded bythe Greeks and Romans as charms against sickness and the plague. In the middleages horseshoes were used as amulets for witchcraft and even today are lookedupon as lucky. When the representation of the hand of strength was worn withthe crescent it signified hospitatlity and generosity. Hands of Might arepainted on houses in Italy, Syria, Turkey and in the East to protectthe buildings from misfortune and the inmates from death. The blue beads wereworn to avert the evil eyes.