Beadworks carries a vast selection of plated, sterling silver, vermeil, and gold-filled charms. Adding one (or multiple) charms to a beaded bracelet can add truly character and new meaning to your lovely bracelet. Did you know that most of the charms we carry have symbolic meanings behind them?

Here’s a list of some of the most popular charms we offer and the meaning behind them:

1. Star of David The Star of David is the symbol of Jewish heritage and identity, as well as Judaism. It is represented on the flag of Israel.

2. Hamsa The Hamsa hand, also known as the Hand of Fatima, is an open hand that symbolizes protection. Therefore, many believe that it will bring its wearer luck, happiness, good fortune, and good health. 

3. Ganesh – Ganesh (or Ganesha) is one of the most important Gods in Hinduism. Ganesh is depicted as a God with an elephant head and represents widsom, success, and good fortune.

4. Ankh – The Ankh is an ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic symbol that looks remarkably similar to a cross, except that it loops on the top. It represents “Life”.

5. Om – The Om (sometimes spelled ‘ohm’) symbol represents the sacred sound of the universe. It is typically chanted before a mantra and sometimes during yoga. 

If you have a question regarding the meaning behind our charms, please feel welcome to ask any of our Beadworks team members or contact us directly. 

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