Description All metal parts are made from 925 Sterling Silver (hallmarked) Wearing a red string (as a type of talisman) is a custom associated with Judaism's Kabbalah in order to ward off misfortune brought about by an "evil eye". In Yiddish the red string is called a roite bindele. An ancient tradition teaches us that a red string, wound seven times around Rachel's Tomb, is endowed with mystical powers. According to this tradition, by tying the string around his or her wrist, the wearer is protected from the destructive power of the Evil Eye, thus preventing disease, poverty, accidents or other misfortune from befalling the wearer. Length 16cm/6.25inch Condition: new The evil eye story : It is tradition of the past history of the turkish, jewish people believed that if you use this evil eye you will stay away from danger or bad eye and be protected against bad luck and that it brings good luck. It is great gift for someone you love to stay away from danger.