Your jewelry should have meaning.
Each of our classic bracelets is elegantly handcrafted with unique charms, or Luks™, to bring you the luck and fortune that you deserve.
Horseshoe: The horseshoe is seen diffusely throughout Egyptian iconography and Islamic art as a symbol of protection. Its rounded U-shape captures luck inside, while its opening spills luck down to those who possess it. Made of iron, a strong metal that resists environmental extremes such as fire, the horseshoe also represents strength and power.
Ladybug: The ladybug has been long revered as a symbol of protection and safety, as the legend holds that farmers relied on the ladybug to protect crops from being damaged by aphids. Since then, this insect has taken on other meanings, notably as a talisman for love, joy, prosperity, blessings, and self-reliance. Fun fact: The number of spots on a captured ladybug is said to signify the number of months of good luck bestowed to its keeper.
Dollar sign: The dollar sign, developed from Spanish influence in the 18th century, symbolizes wealth and prosperity. This form of currency is instrumental to industry, as it allows for the open exchange of ideas and products.
Lizard: The lizard, a primarily nocturnal animal, provides protection against all things unseen in life. It is believed that these instinctual creatures, possessing both physical and psychic vision, move in response to their surrounding environment and so can ward off their keepers from looming dangers before their effects are felt.
Star: The Star, originally designed by the Greek mathematician Pythagoras, has taken on multiple meanings over time. For example, the North, or Nautical Star, provides guidance to sailors and travelers alike. An observed shooting star is said to make a secret wish come true. Altogether, this object has universally come to exemplify inspiration, insight, hope and spiritual enlightenment.
Elephant: A symbol of power, stability, memory, and wisdom, the elephant is the gatekeeper of good fortune and protector against danger. These intelligent animals offer strength and compassion during unsettling times and welcome knowledge, longevity, and success into homes and businesses alike.
777: References to the number “7” are seen widely throughout history as a reminder of good luck, glory, blessings, and fortune. Ancient Greek society believed that 7 was a perfect number, while in ancient Japanese mythology, the Seven Gods of Fortune delivered gifts to lucky individuals on the New Year. Not to mention, it is no coincidence that there are seven days of the week, seven colors of the rainbow, seven planets visible to the naked eye, and that the number seven is a winning roll in many games of chance. Just saying…
Turtle: Prominent in Chinese, Greek, and Indian cultures, the turtle represents longevity, wisdom, peace and perseverance. Its gentle innocence and endurance bring strength and stability to those who possess it.
Anchor: Used both on land and at sea, the anchor reminds us to be grounded. Setting down an anchor marks the safe end of a long journey even in the stormiest of weather, and so this symbol also serves as strength and stability in one’s journey towards a brighter, more prosperous future.
Four-leaf clover: One of the most identifiable symbols of good fortune in popular culture, the four-leaf clover also represents hope, faith, and love. It is believed that if you wear this lucky clover, your soul mate will come to you. If you have one, you are protected from all evil. And if you dream of one, you will live a happy life for the rest of your days.
Peace Sign: Originally adopted as a symbol of freedom and tranquility for all, this icon has also served as a reminder of comfort and acceptance to those who wear it.
Skull: Philosophically, the skull is a symbol of intelligence, spirit, strength and protection. It, too, however caries another meaning as a symbol of warning to scare off sickness and evil.
Infinity sign: Originating from the mystic roots of Indian and Tibetan culture as a symbol of commitment, strength, and eternal love, this icon is also popularly known in mathematics as an infinite sum. Depicted as two circles that have no clear beginning or end, this emblem shows how these two entities cannot coexist without balance and mutual understanding.
Ace of Spades: The spade, or sword, can quickly cut through delusions, enabling its beholder to swiftly separate fantasy from reality and act decisively. Regarded as the most spiritual card in a deck of cards, the ace of spades also represents focus and resoluteness and provides optimism, hope and victory to those who possess it.
Owl: Revered by the Native Americans for its ability to foretell weather conditions, the owl represents prophecy and divination. Sacred to the Greek goddess, Athena, the owl has also served as a sign of wisdom and intelligence, as well as a protector as the keeper of secrets, spirits, and sanctified knowledge.
Dice: Dice date back as far 2800-2500 BC but have since been popularized in games of chance as a symbol of good luck and fortune. Taking on the shape of a cube, dice also carry a special meaning because of its six sides—for example, the number 6 represents Venus, the Greek Goddess of love and harmony. The “sixth sense” refers to extra sensory perception and possessors have heightened instinctual awareness. And lastly, the number 6 is a rare mathematical quandary as it is a “perfect” number, meaning it is equal to the sum of its divisors—1+2+3=6.
Heart: This ideograph metaphorically symbolizes affection and love. This icon embraces the spiritual, emotional, and moral core of humanity and bestows compassion, understanding, courage and will to those who possess it.
Evil Eye: The evil eye dates back to Mesopotamian culture approximately 5,000 years ago, but has also been referenced many times throughout Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Buddhist and Hindu societies. It is believed that those who possess this talisman are protected from all types of evil—both seen and unseen—and are granted good fortune, enlightenment, preservation, and strength.
Beetle: Boasting greater than 350,000 species, the beetle is one of the most diverse orders of the animal kingdom and is seen abundantly throughout the world in different sizes, shapes, and colors. As such, this insect represents strength in numbers, teamwork, and structure. It serves as a symbol of transformation, adaptation, and metamorphosis, and reminds its beholder to accept change and stay grounded during times of development.
Steel beam: Known for its strength and durability, the steel beam is an invaluable staple for industry, building, and growth. This steel beam cross provides support, assurance, security, and persistence to those who posses it.
Horn: Ancient culture has depicted horns as symbols of strength, regal dignity, and sovereignty, as kings oftentimes adorned headdresses with horns incorporated into their design. Similarly, the horn, an animal’s weapon in times of strife, provides strength and protection against evil spirits and danger, and its durable structure offers salvation and immortality to its beholder.
Butterfly: Many cultures have looked to the natural world for guidance, energy, and spirituality. The butterfly, special to many cultures, serves as a representation of life and celebration. It provides longevity, love, renewal, and resurrection to those who carry its power with them.
Fingers crossed: The index and middle fingers crossed is one of the most widely recognized symbols in the Western world. Historically, its origin traces back to the biblical Kingdom of Israel and to the early centuries of the Catholic Church, when individuals would cross their fingers to call upon the protection of the cross. The intersection of the two fingers was thought to represent a concentration point for unity and gentle spirits and an area where wishes and dreams were anchored until they came to fruition. In today's culture, this gesture is most commonly used when wishing for luck or protection from a higher being.
Pig: The pig holds a significant role within agriculture due to its distinctive features. First, the animal itself does not require much to thrive, relying largely on farm waste and crop residues for its diet. Second, it is fertile and easily reproduces. And lastly, it is a good source of nutrition to some and can be sold for financial gain within the marketplace. As such, this unique animal represents prosperity, business, determination, abundance, and well-being.
Spider: The spider is seen diffusely throughout mythology as a symbol of good luck, prosperity, mystery, power, and growth. The Pueblo Nations of America thought the spider was responsible for creating the universe. The Norse and Greeks viewed them as weavers of fate that could uniquely connect the past with the future. And the Ancient Romans believed having spiders enhanced one’s wealth and fortune.
Yin-Yang: The omnipresent yin-yang symbol has its roots within the Chinese religion and philosophy of Taosim/Daoism. The yin, depicted as the dark swirl, represents the shadows, rest, and femininity; whereas the yang, or light swirl, is associated with passion, growth, and light. Together, these two complementary forces interact with one another to create a dynamic system whereby the whole is greater than the assembled parts. This beautiful representation of the duality found in nature reminds its beholder that balance is key. And for balance to be achieved, opposing forces must delicately coexist harmoniously with one another.