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Inside an Iraqi workshop for traditional talismans

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According to popular Iraqi beliefs, the round talismans pierced with seven holes and sometimes decorated with Quranic verses keep envy away, as well as the evil eye. Abu Hussein's family-run business in Kerbala has been making the "seven eyes" talismans for generations.

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