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Red String

Wearing red string around your wrist is a Kabbalistic tradition used to ward off misfortune and darkness brought about by the evil eye. It is common practice to wear these red strings according to ancient traditions such as the one that teaches us that a red string, wound seven times around Rachel's Tomb, is endowed with mystical powers. It is from this tradition that one wraps a Kabbalah red string around their wrist to protect themselves from evil.

Ward off evil, misfortune, and ill-will caused by the evil eye by wearing a red string around your wrist. Wearing a red string around your wrist is a Kabbalistic tradition, which is inspired by the ancient traditions such as the one where a red string is wound seven times around Rachel's Tomb and becomes endowed in mystical powers. The red string is referred to as roite bindele in Yiddish. A red string is commonly worn on the wrist in the form of a bracelet, which may be crafted out of red cord, braided string, or beads. Most feature a pendant of a symbol familiar to Judaism.


Hamsa Hand

The Hamsa Hand is a symbol which is shaped like a hand and protects you from any ill-will brought on by the curse of the Evil Eye. The Hamsa is a very popular and fashionable symbol, and will ward off evil and misfortune that happens to be cast in your direction.

Evil Eye

Evil eye beads or pendants are worn on bracelets to ward off the dark powers brought on by the curse of the Evil Eye. The Evil Eye is believed to bring bad luck, and financial and health misfortunes to those who have been cursed by it; wearing an evil eye pendant or bead protects you from the ill effects the curse would cause.

Star of David

The Star of David, also commonly known as the Magen David or Shield of David, is perhaps the most widely recognized symbol of Judaism. Wearing a Kabbalah red string with the Star of David pendant attached to it is a good way to showcase your Jewish identity and faith.

Hebrew Blessings

Hebrew blessings are popular when engraved on Jewish jewelry, as they hold special meaning to those wearing it. Single word blessings, prayers, and the 72 names of God are common among Jewish jewelry.

Pomegranate

According to Jewish culture, the pomegranate is a symbol for righteousness, as it has 613 seeds which correspond with the 613 mitzvot in the Torah. It is a popular symbol in Jewish jewelry; having a pomegranate pendant attached to a Kabbalah red string is a reminder of one's righteousness, or God's righteousness.

Hearts

The heart symbol represents love in most cultures; a heart shaped pendant attached to a Kabbalah red string represents the love the wearer has for God.

Tree of Life

The Tree of Life is a popular fashion design that has popped up all across the globe, as well as in Jewish culture. The Tree of Life is perhaps the most familiar sacred geometric design that is said to have emerged from God's thoughts. The Tree of Life consists of intricate patterns of creation as they materialized from the Great Void, giving it special spiritual meaning.

Chai

The chai symbol is made up of two letters in the Hebrew alphabet – Het and Yod. Combined, these mean "living". There are a variety of mystical numerological beliefs that according to the gematria system, the letters of chai add up to 18, making it a lucky number in Judaism.

Menorah

The Menorah is also a widely recognized symbol of Judaism. A pendant depicting the Jewish candlesticks holds very special meaning and outwardly expresses your Jewish faith and identity. The Menorah is associated with Hanukah, the most widely known Jewish holiday and is symbolic of the Festival of Lights.

Shema Yisrael

Shema Yisraek is the most prominent prayer in Judaism, so it's no surprise that someone wearing a Kabbalah red string bracelet would want it engraved on their pendant. The Shema prayer serves as a reminder of the blessings and reverence of God, which both serves to inspire you and keep you in God's protection.