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Lucky Charms for Good Fortune, Luck and Love

Updated on July 23, 2014

How To Get Good Luck With A Lucky Charm

Lucky Charms, amulets, talismans, and good luck pieces have been around for many, many years. We wear or carry them to bring about luck, fortune, and love. We use them to help maintain our good health, or even to cast a spell or ward off evil.

Let's face it, we want things to go our way and if that means using a charm to ensure luck keeps positive energy flowing our way, then wear a lucky charm. In fact why not wear two or three!

If you are going to wear a lucky charm, it may as well be the best one. Stylish, attractive and very cool, of course. The lucky charms featured here are sure to bring you good luck, prosperity and fortune! I've also thrown in a little charmed history to fill you in on why charms are so charming.

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SilveRado(tm) MAU009 Murano Glass/Sterling Silver Lucky Elephant Bead / Charm

The elephant with his trunk raised high is believed to bring good fortune and luck in some cultures.

Gold Four Leaf Clover Charm

The stylish Four Leaf Clover Charm can be worn as a charm or pendant.

Jay Strongwater Four Leaf Clover Charm

Chinese LUCKY - Dichroic Glass Pendant Charm

Chinese LUCKY - Dichroic Glass Pendant Charm. Artisan crafted Dichroic Chinese pendant.

Lucky Green Clover

Why the Four Leaf Clover is considered so Lucky

The Good Luck Symbol of the Irish

The Irish take credit for bringing us the Four Leaf Clover. The Irish believe a Three Leaf Clover represents the Holy Trinity; one leaf for The Father, one leaf for The Son and one for The Holy Spirit. If a clover sports a fourth leaf, this represents God's grace. It is said that St. Patrick used a three leaf clover to illustrate the Trinity in his ministry to introduce Christianity to the Irish. Hence the celebration of St. Patrick's Day.

It is also believed that Eve carried a Four Leaf Clover from the Garden of Eden.

Others believe a clover with four leaves symbolize: Faith, Hope, Love and Luck in that specific order.

The early Celts used four leaf clover charms to ward off evil spirits.

Source: Clovers Online

Diamond Lucky Charms 0.10 cts.

Diamond Lucky Charms - 14k Gold Diamond Wishbone Charm. This classic symbol for good luck has been around for centuries, and features 10 sparkling diamonds.

The Legend of the Wishbone

The bone that lies at the top of a chicken or turkeys breastbone is sometimes called the wishbone. Perhaps there is a more fancy name for it, but for here we'll stick with wishbone. Legend is after a wishbone has dried out and become brittle, two people each grasp one end of the bone. Whoever winds up with the longer end is granted the wish they made right before breaking the bone.

I recall as a kid at Thanksgiving always pulling my end of the wishbone with a self absorbed, determined desire to get whatever dream toy was topping my list that year. Sometimes it paid off! Today I still insist on pulling the wishbone, although my wishes are a lot less materialistic these days. I have to say they often come true when I come up with the winning end of the wishbone!

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Good Luck Horseshoe Pendant

A Good Luck Piece That Will Never Let You Down!

Wear this and you will feel lucky for sure! The lucky horseshoe pendant necklace with a bold amber gemstone is made of sterling silver.

JeGem Sterling Silver Baltic Amber Horseshoe Ring - Symbol of Good Luck Jewelry

Lucky Horse Shoe Pendant

Sterling Silver Genuine Blue Topaz Horse Shoe Pendant
Sterling Silver Genuine Blue Topaz Horse Shoe Pendant

I love this combination of cool icy Blue Topaz next to the sterling silver. Topaz was believed to bring fortune and fend off early death to the ancient Greeks, so it would be a great addition to ones good luck collection!

 

How Lucky Are Charms?

Do Good Luck Charms Really Bring Luck?

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Where Does This Stuff Come From?

A Little Charmed History on Luck

Are you one of those people who say they aren't superstitious, but can't walk by a penny that's sporting a shiny heads up without picking up that penny? Don't feel silly if you are, most every one will pay heed to at least a couple of superstitions from time to time. After all, we've been paying attention to charms and luck for centuries.

Have you ever or known anyone who has carried a rabbits foot and wondered, well, WHY? Why on earth would someone want to carry around a dead animals foot? Well, in Africa some cultures believe that to carry the foot or other body part of an animal enables the carrier to travel as fast as that animal to escape danger if needed.

In the Middle Ages, in Eastern Europe it was believed that the "undead" or vampires were guilty of bringing about plagues and causing massive death. In an attempt to ward off these vampires a cross or crucifix was often held up to deflect the evil.

Charms, are often called amulets and talismans. The word amulet is derived from the Latin word amuletum, which means "an object that protects a person from trouble." Talisman comes from an Arabic translation that means "any object intended to bring good luck and/or protection for its owner."

source: wikipedia

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GENERAL MILLS CEREALS Lucky the Leprochan Officially Licensed Italian Charm

Authentic Licensed Italian Charm fits all Italian charm bracelets. Now your charm bracelet will be magically delicious!

OK, I Couldn't Resist - Just In Case You Were Looking For These Lucky Charms

Chinese Symbol Of Fortune And Good Luck

Jade and Stone Prosperity and Good Luck Charms Hang Off Red Threads

Jade, They Say It's Lucky and So Much More

Jade has long been considered a lucky stone, and no culture embraces Jade more than the Asian culture. Go to any market in Asia and you will be over whelmed and mesmerized by this smooth green stone.

Not only is Jade considered a lucky and protective stone by many cultures, it also symbolizes wisdom, justice, compassion, modesty and courage. These are all admirable traits to convey when wearing beautiful jade, don't you think?

Read more about Jade here.

Let's Hear About Your Luck

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Italian Lucky Horn Charm - An Amulet With Many Meanings

What About the Italian Lucky Horn?

This charm has several meanings. Some Italian cultures believe that the Horn wards off the Evil Eye while others believe the Horn brings good luck and fortune.

In pre-Christian times, these horns honored the moon goddess and were considered sacred.

source: Symbols and Their Meaning

Silver Toned Lucky Charm Toggle Bracelet

Silver Toned Lucky Charm Toggle Bracelet. This charm bracelet adds immediate style to any look..

Do You Wear A Lucky Charm? - I would love to hear about it

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      surfer1969 lm 5 years ago

      Charms are part of my religion I use them a lot.Nice lens.

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      girlfriendfactory 5 years ago

      Beautiful collection of charms, Shirl. I do have a necklace we got in Hawaii. My son picked a pearl from one of those oysters at Hilo Hatties and the guy I was dating had it set into a plumeria charm. It always makes me feel lucky because it reminds me of my son when he's not with me.

      This terrific lens is more than worthy of a Flyby Winging and it can be found among the other blessed lenses for today at Have Wings Will Bless More! They may call me an aimless wanderer, but not all who wander are aimless and I'm glad my aim was good when I wandered upon this. ~Ren

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      termit_bronx 5 years ago

      More I work, more luck I have :) (I read this somewhere).

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I have to tell you the secret to winning the wishbone pull, just be careful to pull ever so gently so that the other person tugs just a little harder...its worked for me every time!

      Very nice good luck charms, I especially like the Chinese Luck SymbolIn Dichroic Glass. so pretty!

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      bechand 6 years ago

      my sister does - 4 leaf clover (real) set in necklace that I got her for gift a couple years back - check out this page - http://www.fourleafclovergifts.com/four-leaf-clove... - not mine - just where I got it - you should see if they have affiliate sales or other sources of same products -they would go well on this page.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Hi! this is a very great lens and I just press like-button and add this lens in my lens name is "Thailand Buddha Amulet" Don't miss for check its. Thanks for your sharing.

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      Runnn 6 years ago

      I do have the lucky four leaves.... Good luck to you too...

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      SarahGh LM 6 years ago

      I would love to believe that a lucky charm will bring me goodluck!! Ive been having a series of bad luck incidents for a while now!! so thumbs up!! Nice Lens!

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      JoleneBelmain 6 years ago

      Thumbs up, fantastic lens! Love the lucky charms cereal part, that's awesome!! Thank-you so much for the blessing I appreciate it so very much :)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I did give you a thumbs up! I am sure it is gonna be lucky for both of us!! :) Your collection of lucky charms is really grand.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      The Chinese say that preparation plus opportunity equals luck

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      phoenix arizona f 6 years ago

      The magic is in the belief.

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      awakeningwellness 6 years ago

      I'm Irish we strongly believe in lucky charms, I can remember spending a lot of time hunting for four leaf clovers as a kid. :)

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      Krafick 6 years ago

      Lensrolled with Feng Shui Happiness.

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      ltraider 6 years ago

      Maybe I should look into finding a lucky charm.

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      spritequeen lm 6 years ago

      Your page is absolutely CHARMING (Sorry, couldn't resist). Thanks for sharing! Angel Blessed

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      Mary Norton 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I have some of these and they are just beautiful so they make me happy. That is charm.

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      Mary Norton 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I have some of these and they are just beautiful so they make me happy. That is charm.

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      UKGhostwriter 6 years ago

      nice lens! well done

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      MargoPArrowsmith 6 years ago

      Great stuff

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      antoivo lm 6 years ago

      We all need a bit of luck, my lucky charm is the four leaf clover, being Irish anall :) thumbs up for this well done.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing this information on lucky charms, I learned a few things!