Beyond the Mystery

Exploring the religions of the old and rediscovering our anncestors.
HomeFAQSearchRegisterUsergroupsLog in

Share | 

 The Cimaruta

Go down 
Silver Wind
Aud Mon Ra

Posts : 1525
Join date : 2007-07-18
Age : 36
Location : The Mists of Avalon

PostSubject: The Cimaruta   Mon Jul 30, 2007 1:47 pm

Cimaruta, in Italian, means "Sprig of Rue," and the rue amulet is one of Italy's oldest cultural objects. The amulets, which are made of silver, depict a rue sprig with various small symbols in its branches, most commonly keys, crescent moons, daggers, stars, and flowers. The cimaruta of today is evolved from ancient Etruscan amulets; historical uses are as protective charms agains malevoloent magic, witchcraft, and the evil eye, especially for infants.

There are many different varriations of the symbol, this is just one of the possible desgins for it.


There is a place where darkness and beutay meet.
Where romanticism and love are a strength
and were the seemingly delicate shine with thier own
Back to top Go down
View user profile
The Cimaruta
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Beyond the Mystery :: Book of Shadows :: Symbols-
Jump to: