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Arabic Folk Medicine and Magic: 20th Century Amulets from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology - History, photos, cures and traditions surrounding curative amulets of the Middle East.
Be Lucky Golf Superstitions - A list of good-luck and bad-luck beliefs thought to affect a golfer's scores.
Black Cats and the Black Cat Bone - Essay contrasts fear of black cats in European-American folklore with African-American belief that a black cat bone acquired and prepared with proper ceremony can grant the bearer invisibility or force the return of an ex-lover.
Chinese Fortune Cookies - How their divinatory, aphoristic, and lucky-number message-content has changed over time.
Conference Abstract: Texts as Actions, Actions as Texts - Abstract of a paper by Pieter Plas of the University of Ghent examining ritual-symbolic actions undertaken to magically subdue or chase off wolves in Serbian and Croatian folk customs.
Evil Eye by Catherine Yronwode - An essay examining evil eye folklore in the Middle East, Europe, India, and the Americas, with links to many further pages illustrating apotropaic evil eye amulets from Israel, Mexico, Turkey, Greece, and Egypt.
Evil Eyes by Alev Bir - An essay on the blue glass "Nazar Boncugu" or "Eye Bead" worn for protection in Turkey, Cyprus, the Central Asian Turkic Republics, and among the Uigur Turks of China.
Folk Magic in Britain 1200-2000 - The archaeology and history of counter-witchcraft in Britain from 1200 to the present. A new project to establish the extent of these practices.
Folkoric Love Spells and Amulets - Illustrated collection of traditional folk magic spells and amulets used for love, fertility, and reconciliation in European, African-American, Native American, Latin American, and other cultures.
Fortune Telling with Turkish Coffee - History and instructions on looking for omens from the shape of the coffee residue. Includes list of symbols defined.
Gambler's Luck - Illustrated archive of folkloric lucky charms and amulets carried and worn by gamblers in Europe and the Americas.
Gardnerian Wicca and American Folk Magic - Article examining the connections between white witchcraft and Southern Appalachian and Pennsylvania Dutch practices.
Gemstones and Crystals - Alphabetical list of stones used for magic and healing, with scientific description, variants, and associated magical properties.
Hoodoo Candle Magic - The history and practice of ritual candle-burning in the African-American community; symbolic significance of candle colours; illustrations of special-use figural candles.
Hoyt's Cologne - An article on the belief in the African-American community that Hoyt's Cologne, a cheap brand of perfume created in 1868, attracts money to the wearer and can be used as a powerful good-luck "rub" for gamblers.
Issues in Ethnicity: The Demory Site Skull - Christopher Fennell, a University of Virginia anthropologist, describes a small X-marked clay skull, an article of malevolent conjuration buried beneath a Virginia farm house between 1780 and 1860, raising significant issues in ethnic studies, folk magic, anthropology, and historical archaeology.
Lady Godiva Herbs - Traditional meanings of herbs and alphabetized list of herbs for remedies and earth magick rituals.
Lucky Mojo Spells Archive - A very large collection of folk-magic spells from various cultures contributed by hundreds of usenet posters since 1995, sub-divided by spell type, not by originating tradition; on-site search engine helps users locate information.
Magic Bibliographies by John-Gabriel Bodard - Scholarly bibliographies of books on folk magic. Topics include: Witches or Magic Users in Greek Literature; Necromancy; Cursing; Anthropological and General Theories of Magic, Papyri Graecae Magicae; and Magic and Religion in Egyptian, Coptic, Jewish, Syrian, Anatolian, Hittite, and Mesopotamian Cultures.