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Nazar (amulet, or evil eye stone, is an amulet of stone or glass which is believed to protect against evil eye, widely used in Turkey)
- A nazar or evil eye stone (Turkish: nazar boncuğu), is an amulet that is meant to protect against the evil eye. It is most common in Turkey and Greece. In Turkey, it is ubiquitous in offices and homes, in jewellery,including for babies, on vehicles, doors, horses and even cell phones.
It is usually seen in the form of a flattened bead or hangingornament, made by hand from coloured glass, and used as a necklace, orattached to bracelets or anklets. Typically it is composed ofconcentric circles or droplet shapes from inside out: dark blue (orblack), white, light blue, and black (occasionally a yellow/gold edgecircle) and is sometimes referred to as blue eye.