According to tradition, the string/leather bracelet wearer gains protection from the destructive powers of the Evil Eye, thus preventing disease, poverty, accidents or other misfortune from befalling the wearer. This is a powerful blessing for good luck that is also quite lovely and a pleasure to have with you always. According to the Kabbalah, the two triangles facing opposite directions represent the dichotomies inherent in man: good vs. evil, spiritual vs. physical, etc. The triangle that is pointing up symbolizes our good deeds, which are directed towards heaven and then activate a flow of goodness that comes back down into the world, which is symbolized by the triangle that is pointing down. It is believed that the envious glare of onlookers, even without any ill intentions, can cause divine repercussions. it could also be considered helpful to wear or display such an amulet from a totally practical point of view - simply to consistently remind oneself of our own fragility and weaknesses, and to help us reflect this realization in our day to day thoughts, speech and actions. Length of Bracelet - 18 cm / 7". Size of pendant - 12mm approx.