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Amorous Garut Jasper Gem Amulet with Rare Blue Speckles of Apatite

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Naturally rich jasper deposits can be found in the valleys near Garut, West Java. The opaque quartz from this mountainous area comes in a wide variety of colors – in this case, a mixture of brown, blue, and white. Especially the blue variants of jasper are rarely seen, which makes this particular gemstone a very ...

Muslim Scooter Driver Taweez providing Protection from Calamities on the Road

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Those who ride bikes or scooters know that there are always risks involved. Unfortunately, merely driving safely often is not enough to avoid traffic accidents. Therefore this Indonesian Islamic taweez can help provide the driver extra protection, because it is endowed with protective spells of the mystical tradition from Banten Province in West Java, Indonesia. The ...

Mesmerizing Indonesian Love Locket to Conquer Someone’s Heart

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Islamic magic is known throughout the world for its potent powers regarding love and attraction. Due to the famed reputation of several contemporary dukuns there is a high demand for authentic love lockets from Indonesia in general and from Banten Province in particular. Since these taweez are made and blessed according to proper Islamic mystical ...

Javanese Semar and Petruk Divinities Coin Amulet

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Semar and Petruk both are Javanese divinities, belonging to the group of four Punakawan (pronounced: Punokawan) deities. Semar is the eldest among them, followed by Bagong, Petruk, and Gareng. Petruk has a very fierce character, whereas Semar is characterized by peace and wisdom. Legend has it that Petruk used to be a benevolent rākṣasa demon. ...

Benevolent Bali Bhuta Demon Spirit Bone Effigy

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Although Bali generally is referred to as 'the island of the gods', there are also parts of the island which are believed to be inhabited by spirits of the netherworld. The predominantly Hindu population of Bali resides in the human realm, located between the celestial realm of the gods (Sanskrit: deva) above and the hell ...