Beautiful Guardian Angel Charms and Angel Wings Jewelry
Why Wear an Angel Charm?
Many people wear a special angel charm or a treasured piece of angel wings jewelry, so do you believe that you have a Guardian Angel? Have you ever felt that your Guardian Angel has protected you from danger or helped you through a rough patch in your life in some way? If so, why not invoke this feeling of protection every day by wearing a special angel charm? There are many different designs and styles of these charms to choose from, so you will easily be able to find the perfect angelic trinket for your budget.
You can wear it on a chain charm bracelet, or on a bangle or necklace. If you want to feel that extra protection of your angel’s wings wrapped around you, choose the perfect charm or necklace that will help keep you safe. But why do we wear charms and why do we think that they help to protect us and save us from our enemies?
History of Charms and Charm Bracelets
The practice of carrying a charm to afford protection and ward off evil has been around since the times of our earliest ancestors. Early man would pick up and carry around any striking and unusual stones or other natural objects that he found in order to keep himself safe. The Ancient Egyptians wore beautiful charms made of gold, and set with turquoise, lapis lazuli and coloured paste during their lives and also had them wrapped into their mummy bandages to protect them in death.
They were also very important in medieval times, when knights would carry a treasured talisman with them into battle as an aid against their enemies. Charms were also carried for protection from illnesses such as the Black Death, and in medieval times they would also have incantations said over them to imbue them with extra power.
It was Queen Victoria of England who made wearing charms as decorative jewelry popular, and the Victorians would hang glass beads, tiny lockets and other miniatures onto bracelets and necklaces. Jewelry charms as we know them today emerged during the Second World War, when soldiers in the field would have local craftsmen create miniatures of everyday objects from precious metals.
The soldiers would then give these trinkets to their wives or sweethearts, who would start collecting them on a chain bracelet. Since the 1950’s collecting charms to create a bracelet has never gone out of fashion, and nowadays it is also very trendy to have a single charm on a bracelet, bangle or necklace, or to hang one from a mobile phone.
Angel charms make a lovely gift and if you have a relative or cherished friend, who is a collector, then why not give them their own special angel to add to their collection? If you are looking for a great gift for a teenager, why not get them a charm bracelet and an angelic trinket to attach to it? So what kinds of angel charm can you find online?
Angel Charms – Angel Figures
Many angel charms are in the shape of an angelic figure. There are praying, thoughtful, mischievous or flying angels. And all come complete with wings! You can choose your charm in sterling silver, pewter, yellow gold or white gold. Also, if you want to add a little sparkle to your jewelry, why not pick one that is set with a twinkling diamond or coloured gemstone?
For that extra bit of angelic protection, if you are choosing one as a birthday gift, then why not go for a charm that is set with the recipient’s birth stone? There are also charming filigree angel charms, enamelled ones and ones that have movable wings. The selection available online is huge, so you are bound to find an angel charm that you like and feels right for you.
You can also get flat medallions in precious metal that are engraved with an angel’s figure and sometimes also engraved with a short message or motto. If you are choosing your medallion as a special gift, then why not make it that little bit more special by having it personalized? You can get angelic medallions where you can have a name or your own personalized short message engraved on the back. Again these heavenly medallions are made in sterling silver, pewter, white gold or yellow gold. They can also be attached to a charm bracelet or worn on a chain around the neck.
Angels Wings Charms and Angels Wings Jewelry
What could make a prettier or make a more thoughtful gift than an angel wings charm? These angelic trinkets can be fashioned from white gold, sterling silver or yellow gold and often have intricately engraved feathers so that you can really imagine the softness of being wrapped in the protective wings of your Guardian Angel.
Or you can choose to have your heavenly wings encrusted with precious gemstones to add that extra little bit of glitter to your look. You can buy an angel wings charm to attach to a bracelet or hang from a chain, but there are also gorgeous necklaces, earrings and bangles that you can buy online. You can even buy belly rings with angel wings, set with coloured stones! With lots of different designs and styles to choose from, you will soon easily gain your wings!
So look through the wonderful range of angel charms and angel wing jewelry available on Amazon today to find the perfect one for you. If you are wracking your brains trying to think of a great gift for a loved one or special friend, check out what angelic trinkets there are online and you will need to look no further. We all live in a really busy and sometimes hazardous world, so couldn’t we all benefit from some extra protection from our Guardian Angels and an exquisite charm to protect us?
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