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Posted by Jasper Lee on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, In : Romani Gypsy 

We sometimes talk about magical protection in the Romani culture. If any people know about this the Banjara Gypsies do. Some of the excessively heavy jewellery, sometimes complete with bells, mirrors, silver, gold and colour is designed to ward off evil spirits and bad vibes. The theory is, if it jingles or blinds everyone, bad spirits and shadows won't get a look in. And quite right too! I've been writing about the ins and outs of this today in the forthcoming book, out in spring: how we can...

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Patrick Jasper Lee Here I am often on the telephone connecting this world to the otherworld. Here are my observations, reflections & dreams about the way it all is.

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