Protect yourself from the evil eyes that abound, the seen and the unseen. The story goes that an evil eye cast at an unsuspecting victim would cause them illness, injury or misfortune. For centuries the evil the eye has been used to ward off malice and bad intent. It was believed to be the largest threat to those who had become swollen with pride from too much praise. When you wear the emblem of the evil eye, the charm reflects the malice back onto its sender and protects you from harm. In one version, the blue color in particular calls to mind the fresh, cool, healing properties of water that allows for life to prosper and grow. In the second option, green minds for hope and increased personal growth.