Graveyard Shift

12 Macabre Items Cultures Have Used To Ward Against Evil

Whether danger comes in the form of demons, witches, plagues, or spirits, people have always turned to all sorts of weird objects to ward off evil. Every religion has its sacred objects, writings, prayers, and lucky charms from around the world. Every culture has its superstitions, including good luck charms and amulets to thwart everything from daily misfortune and illness to demons and witches.

It seems that as long as people have been blaming unseen evil forces for all the awful things in this world, they have also been crediting magical objects with protecting them from evil. Collected here are various talismans and strange objects that protect you from curses, hauntings, and various forms of evil.