Feathered Soul designer Marganne Town is inspired by the talismans and symbology of cultures all over the world. Marganne imagines that each of her pieces is worn as a totem of protection, healing and love.
The Tree of Life is an archetype found in many of the world's mythologies. Various trees of life are recounted in folklores, often relating to immortality or fertility and the concept of connecting all forms of creation.
Nazars are eye amulets that protect the wearer against the curse of the "evil eye". While the concept of the evil eye and talismanic protection date back to Classical antiquity, the nazar is a legacy of the Turkish Ottoman empire and can be found in the many countries and cultures that were once under Ottoman rule.