Jade and evil eye Muslim prayer beads. Perfect for du’aa and wearing as well as decoration. The evil eye is a “look” or “stare” that is believed to bring bad luck for the person at whom it is directed for reasons of envy or dislike. It is a curse or legend believed to be cast by this malevolent glare, and usually given to a person when they are unaware. The charm is believed in many parts of the world to provide protection as the eye stares back at the evil eye of envy.