If you believe in lucky charm and want to boost your gambling luck, there are some very weirdest lucky charms you can rely upon.
I’ve rounded up the top 7 weirdest lucky charms around the world and how they earned their place in the lives of superstitious folk.
1. Three-legged Toad
This good-luck charm is considered good luck in China’s prosperity magnet. It’s also called the Jin Chan, it’s an ugly-looking ornament kept in homes and businesses to ward off bad luck.
2. Cat’s Eye
It’s a belief in India that with one a cat’s eye in your pocket you’ll have a long-lasting fortune. It is also seen as the good-luck charm of choice in the gambling industry as it guards the carrier’s wealth against unforeseen losses and promotes financial consistency.
Tumi is the national symbol of Peru which is a sacrificial ceremonial axe that brings good luck. It’s uniquely designed as a semi-circular blade and hangs on the wall/door to bring good luck.
Do you know in Ancient Egypt ladders were placed in the tombs of the dead to help souls find their way up to heaven? The triangular shape it forms when propped against walls, ladders are considered a symbol of good luck.
5. The Fascinus
The Ancient Romans society has been driven by man-power so their lucky charm takes the form of a fascinus. This Roman amulet or sculpture is shaped like a divine phallus that can bring you good luck protecting you from the evil powers. It appears to be a lucky penis to others.
6. Carp Scale
In Poland eating carp on Christmas Eve is a tradition and it’s said that if you keep the fish scales in your wallet it will bring prosperity and good luck in the future. It might seem to be quite easy to carry it but what about the smell?
7. Rabbit’s Foot
Way back in 600BC Europeans have used to carry a rabbit’s foot for good fortune. It’s popular across the Americas, China, and Africa too. It should be the left hind foot, as the left is supposedly the ‘evil’ side, so ensure which foot you’ve got hold as you’re going to carry it to the roulette wheel.
These are some of the most popular and widely practiced weirdest lucky charms across the globe and if you feel like trying your luck, you may opt for these.