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Charms

Abracadabra
cabalistic charm used as an antidote for ague, toothache, etc. [Medieval Folklore: Brewer Dictionary, 3]
alectoria
crystalline stone, having talismanic power, found in the stomach of cocks. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 20]
mezuza
doorpost ornament, thought by primitive Jews to protect them from harm. [Judaism: Rosten, 239]
talisman
amulet with which Saladin cures Richard the Lion-Hearted. [Br. Lit.: The Talisman]
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* Lay the charms flat to dry, reshaping them if necessary.
Nana Abena Hertie has taken a swipe at all her critics who have accused her of using juju to charm men; a juju many claims she got from Mama Gee.
We are best known for our charms collection, which is quirky and fun, but at the same time also elegant and beautiful.
PS6, www.riverisland.com SILVER CHERRY CHARMS ANKLET: A must-have for the beach - show off your tan with Claire's silver anklet featuring cherry and heart charms.
And now Disney charms, which are always a popular buy, whether for yourself or a gift for the Disney lover in your life, have had their prices cut as part of a massive outlet sale online at the Pandora website.
TREND-SETTING The collection is setting the trend for summer with the vintage stylistics, larger charms and seductive single earrings which all serve to ignite your passion to collect them all, and mix-andmatch them to suit your own personal style.
This season, she will most likely take a curious look at Pandora's Winter Collection and wonder which charms to add to those in the sterling silver bangle that already coolly rests on her wrist.
As well as pre-designed locket sets, Encanto Jewellery also sells its amazing range of charms individually.
Charmed, a collaboration between Lizworks and Ippolita, price upon request; ippolita.com
The curious charms mentioned in the title are not attributes of Arthur Pepper, a rather ordinary pensioner from Yorkshire.