Evil Eye – This symbol was first recorded by the Mesopotamians about 5,000 years ago. This is symbolic in almost every country and every religion, including Judaism, Islam, Hindu, Buddhism and Christianity. In all cases, the Evil Eye is a protective symbol against evil forces. Many cultures believe that receiving the evil eye will cause one misfortune, bad luck, or injury. Jewelry, talismans, and amulets with the eye symbol were created to give the wearer protection against the evil eye.