Jewelry has served a plethora of purposes throughout the history of the world. It has been used to notate someone’s status, show one’s relation to an organization or sect, to just plain look pretty, or, of course, to be worn to set a barrier of protection. The things around us in this life can help motivate our intentions, and wearing protective jewelry is a great example of this. Going back centuries, different cultures have all had different jewelry pieces that they’ve worn as a way to protect themselves from negative energy being directed their way or from bad spirits. From crystals to the evil eye pendants to ankhs, we’re going to discuss the most popular pieces of spiritual jewelry and what exactly they symbolize.