Cover is in shape of a display case that shows several different types of amulets from various cultures.

Amulets: Sacred Charms of Power and Protection

by Sheila Pane Author

All over the world and throughout history, amulets have offered protection against negative forces. Whether intricate or simple, they come in an astonishing variety of guises, made from materials as diverse as the people who crafted them. With over 400 lavish color photographs, this book explores amulets from every angle, including their symbolism, the materials used to create them, and the objects and people they were made to help protect. While showcasing the forms and uses of amulets, you can also learn about how they are still used today to protect from modern dangers - even if we do not fully realize it.