Rays of divine light bursting from the eye is a familiar image - from the one dollar bill, to the Eye of Horus on the walls of Egyptian tombs, to ancient Hinduism and the third eye of Shiva. The eye represents Divine Providence and was an early symbol within Christianity, also becoming an important icon appearing in religious artwork to represent God, and to signify that believers are protected. In the modern peoples of the West, the eyes are a window to the soul. Looking someone directly in the eye gives a sense of honesty. It is customary. Conversely, staring is often rude or warrants receiving the sign of the evil eye. We know that from psychics to psychiatrists, the eye represents truth and protection.
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Our modern interpretations are inspired by the mysterious eye of old Masonic and Odd Fellows Folk Art, and the ever-present, always-constant eye that manifests a bit differently from continent to continent. Awash in conspiracy theories, this lasting symbol has been revisited by LHN Jewelry and set into stylish and meaningful jewelry.