Nazar on a newborn baby's hospital room door in Turkey. Nazar’s origins. Historically old, the blue bead has gained importance as an item of popular culture in Modern Turkey. While it is hard to track the origins of its history, one can quickly get the feeling of an amulet at a glance.
Amulets such as the Nazar are used in accordance with common sayings such as "an eye for an eye", where another eye can be used to protect the recipient of the malefic gaze. The masters who practised their arts at Araphan and Kemeraltı districts of Izmir were exiled due to the disturbance of the smoke from their furnace and risk of fire in the neighbourhood. The nazar image was used as a symbol on the tailfins of aeroplanes belonging to the private Turkish airline Fly Air.
Version Française disponible ici Prénom Nazar All Turks believe that with this amulet you will be protected from the bad energies.
The video game Crypt of the Necrodancer has a pick up called the "Nazar Charm" which wards off all forms of ghosts while it is held.
The glass art that had lost its glamour in Anatolia, combined with the eye sign, was enlivened. The eye bead is a kind of glass art based on nazar in Turkey.  In Persian and Afghan folklore, it is called a cheshm nazar (Persian: چشم نظر) or nazar qurbāni (Persian: نظرقربانی).
In such cultures, it is believed that if a person is complimented a lot, they will be jinxed and often sick the next day unless a verse of the Quran is recited. Written documents and extant beads date as early as the 16th century BC. In 2018, the Nazar Amulet became an emoji as part of Emoji 11.
 In India and Pakistan, the Hindi-Urdu slogan Chashm-e-Baddoor is used to ward off the evil eye.. Glass beads were made and widely used throughout the ancient world: from Mesopotamia to Egypt, from Carthage and Phoenicia to Persia, and throughout the Roman imperial period. Hindi, Urdu and Persian have borrowed the term as well. The point of the amulet is to repel evil spirits and keep you safe from harm. It was explained above that there is confusion in non-Arabic speaking nations that have been influenced by Islam and still use some Arabic words. This art has changed very little for thousands of years. A nazar (from Arabic نَظَر Arabic pronunciation: [naðˤar], word deriving from Arabic, meaning sight, surveillance, attention, and other related concepts) is an eye-shaped amulet believed to protect against the evil eye. This art has changed very little for thousands of years. A nazar (from Arabic نظر, meaning sight, surveillance, attention, and other related concepts) is an eye-shaped amulet believed to protect against the evil eye. On the last available year for each country, we count 28 births.
Hindi-Urdu, Pashto, Bengali, Kurdish, Persian, Punjabi, and other languages have borrowed the term as well.  Among adherents of Hinduism and Islam in South Asia, when a mother observes that her child is being excessively complimented, it is common for them to attempt to neutralize the effects of the evil eye (nazar utarna) by "holding red chillies in one hand and circling the child's head a few times, then burning the chillies.  They are a popular choice of souvenir with tourists. Though the amulet – often referred to as a nazar – has existed in various permutations for thousands of years, the curse which it repels is far older and more difficult to trace.