A nazar, an eye-shaped amulet believed to protect against the evil eye, especially in Turkish culture. Depicted as a rich blue, circular bead with a black dot in the center ringed with white and light blue, resembling an eye.
Commonly used to represent eyes, various senses of looking, various senses of charms, envy and jealousy, and Turkey and Turkish culture. Also used for its blue color more generally.
WhatsApp and Facebook's designs include a small hole, as for threading the amulet on a string or chain.
📅 Nazar Amulet was approved as part of Unicode 11.0 in 2018
and added to Emoji 11.0 in 2018.
Evil Eye Talisman,