You will receive a Random Gris Gris Doll NecklaceONE(1), randomly selected by me.
If you would like a Custom Gris Gris, made with your choice of components,
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This listing is forONE (1)BeautifulOriginal Artist Created Altered Art Gris Gris Voodoo Doll Evil Eye Fetish Necklace. Chosen at Random, by me. Hung from a Black Suede 18" adjustable CordNecklace with a 2" extension chain is a Gris Gris Doll made from Genuine Semi Precious Stones.Handmade from Various Semi Precious Stones such asOnyx, Coral, Opal, Amethyst, Rose Quartz, Jasper, Turquoise, Coral, Moonstone, Black Agate, Jade, Hand Carved Genuine Ox Bone Skulls, and Ceramic Clay Skulls.
You will receive a Random Gris Gris Doll Necklace ONE (1), randomly selected by me.Each Gris Gris Voodoo Doll is Different and Unique! Your Doll will have any combination of the above listed Stones and Skulls. Each Gris Gris will have at least one Evil Eye Handmade Lampwork Glass Charm, and one Skull Head, with a Random Selection of the Semi-Precious Stones.
These Gris Gris were createdby the Longtime Traditional method, and will bring the owner Luck and Protection.
Each piece is created just for you, and is an unique, One of a Kind Item. No two will ever be the same.This will be sent to you in a Gift Box ready for gift giving!
General Information about Gris Gris:
"In Vodoun, or Voodoo, gris-gris resemble Charms or Talismans which are kept for good luck or to ward off evil. Originally gris-gris were probably dolls or images of the gods, but presently most gris-gris are small cloth bags containing herbs, oils, stones, small bones, hair and nails, pieces of cloth soaked with perspiration and/or other personal items gathered under the directions of a god for the protection of the owner.
The origin of the word is unclear, but some scholars trace it to juju the West African name for Fetish, or sacred object. Juju maybe be an European translation for the expression grou-grou (hence gis-gris), or it may refer to the French word joujou, which meant "doll" or "plaything." Most of the African fetishes were shaped like dolls, and early Europeans on the African West Coast may have mistaken serious religious objects for innocent looking poppets.
Walter Gibson, in Witchcraft (1973), states that fetish denotes any object possessed by a holy spirit, while juju more specifically meant a charm, something witch doctors needed to make their medicine work either for good or ill. Biren Bonnerjea whose Dictionary of Superstitions and Mythology appeared in 1927 defines juju as the West African name for a fetish, also called grigri.
The gris-gris became traditional in New Orleans, the American headquarters for Voodoo, where they were use for various things such as attracting money and love, stopping gossip, protecting the home, maintaining good health and achieving innumerable other ends. At one time, every police officer was known to carry a gris-gris for protection. A gris-gris is ritually made at an altar containing the four Elementsof earth (salt), air (incense), water and fire (a candle flame). The number of ingredients (placed in the gris-gris) is always one, three,. five, seven, nine or thirteen. Ingredients are never an even number or more than thirteen. Stones and colored objects are chosen for their occult and astrological meanings corresponding to the purpose for which the gris-gris is to be used.
Legends concerning the famous New Orleans Voodoo Queen Marie Laveauclaim her gris-gris contained bits of bone, colored stones, graveyard dust (also called goofer dust), salt, and red pepper. Other more elaborate gris-gris were made of bird nests and horse hairweaving." class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;">
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