12 Good Luck Charms To Add To Your Jewellery

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Discover Charms For Good Luck

Lucky charms and symbols in jewellery have always been popular in history. You'll find many objects and animals that are universally thought to bring good luck, keep you from harm and even hold magical powers! We take a look at some of these below from famous four-leaf clovers, the loyal elephant to the lucky horseshoe.

At Kernowcraft, we provide all the tools and jewellery making supplies you need to make your own handmade creations.

You'll find a large range of high quality sterling silver charms to add to your jewellery as well as charm bracelets to browse. You could also get creative by adding gemstones into the mix!

Gifting a lucky charm or lucky charm jewellery to a loved one is a thoughtful way to wish them luck and protection in their life.

Don't forget to check out our Jewellery Making Kits with lots of beautiful charm designs and beginner-friendly projects to try, you'll also find kits for many of the designs featured below.

Elephant Charm

How adorable is this elephant charm? In many cultures, the elephant is a symbol of good luck, wisdom, strength, good fortune and fertility.

Create your own elephant charm jewellery by adding it to a charm bracelet alongside other lucky charms or simply attach it to a necklet chain as seen above to attract positive energies! We've also added a top drilled quartz heart bead with the help of a peg with loop - this gemstone is believed to bring good luck too!

Four Leaf Clover Charm

The four leaf clover is one of the most popular lucky charms! In ancient Irish tradition, each leaf represents faith, hope, love and luck - did you know that ancient Celts believed that a four leaf clover would help them see fairies? Add a little magic to your jewellery by adding a four leaf clover charm - above we've combined our sterling silver four leaf clover charms with jade to make a colourful St Patrick's Day design!

Horseshoe Charm

Hanging a horseshoe in your home is thought to protect you and bring good fortune, so why not hang a lucky horseshoe charm from your jewellery to keep you protected wherever you go!

Horseshoes were originally made from iron, which is considered to be magical as it can withstand fire; horseshoes were also made by blacksmiths, which is considered to be a lucky trade.

Key Charm

Ready to be lucky in love? The key is thought to symbolise love and relationships, presenting a key to a loved one is thought to unlock the person's heart. It's known as one of the oldest lucky charms! Add a touch of romance to your jewellery by adding a key charm to your designs.

Hamsa Charm

The Hamsa hand is universally believed to welcome good things into your life and protect you against the evil eye. Wear it faced down, allowing yourself to open up to positive energies and goodness from the universe.

Feather Charm

Feathers are considered a good luck charm and finding them is considered to be linked to the spiritual world. You may know the expression "feathers appear when angels are near", the feather is known as a symbol of keeping you safe and empowering you on your current journey.

Dream catchers are also known for being signs of good luck and associated with Native American culture. It's believed that hanging a dream catcher will protect people while sleeping, with the web catching any bad dreams and allowing good dreams to pass through the gaps. Beads are often woven into the pattern, with one bead in the center which is thought to represent a spider, while the others represent dreams captured within the web.

Dolphin Charm

Ever since Ancient times, dolphins have been considered a sign of protection and good luck. Have you ever heard of the stories of dolphins saving those out at sea? Wear a dolphin charm to offer protection and guide you along your path while receiving luck along the way.

Rabbit Charm

Rabbits are considered a symbol of good luck, fertility and good fortune, especially the rabbit's foot! The rabbit is a symbol of spring and renewal, an old English superstition even considers saying "Rabbit" three times on the first day of the month brings you good luck for the month ahead.

Shark's Tooth

Wearing a shark's tooth was believed to protect you at sea. People used to give talismans such as a shark's tooth amulet to one another as a token of good luck. It was also said to give you strength so why not include a lucky shark's tooth in your jewellery making design? 

In this jewellery piece, we have added stunning iolite rondelle beads and created these lovely sterling silver shark's tooth earrings!

Whale Tail

Whales are beautiful and powerful creatures, the largest animal living in the sea and their magnificent tails have a special meaning. Symbolising strength, power, unity and of course good luck. A wonderful charm of choice if you have a strong connection to the ocean too.

Our whale tail charm has a bail, so it couldn't be easier to add to your designs or simply hang from a necklet chain.

Arrowhead Charm

In Native American culture, tribes used arrowheads as talismans for protection and good luck. They were believed to have special powers and were considered sacred objects. These charms signify spirituality.

Here we have added a simple piece of flat suede cord to make a soft yet strong anklet.

Sand Dollar

Sand dollars have many meanings according to different cultures however they are most commonly used to bring good luck and blessings. They symbolise wealth and fortune and are perfect when used in a jewellery design as a gift for a special someone!

Explore affirmation charms

Our affirmation charms are sterling silver and are the perfect statement charms for any jewellery design!

Browse our jewellery kit section where you will find many jewellery kits featuring our lovely affirmation charms!

Learn How To Make Charm Jewellery & Shop Supplies With Kernowcraft

Go further than lucky charms and discover our full collection of sterling silver and gold vermeil charms to add to your jewellery designs.

You may also wish to shop jump rings and chain to complete your designs.

Explore our beginner friendly jewellery making kits, with loads of ideas to create quick and easy handmade jewellery designs. Each kit has online step by step instructions and a handy one click shopping list.

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