Schienerl, Peter W.
November 1985
Ornament;Winter85, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p19
This article reports on the logic behind the development of amulets designed for their magical capabilities. During different historical periods amulets were believed to have different capabilities, and their powers were interpreted differently. In early stages of human intellectual development, many believed that the supernatural realm was as real as the natural realm, and amulets helped people to cope with invisible dangers.


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