(1) he called me his good luck talisman(2) Dressed in purple robes, he cast a spell invoking the elements of earth, air, water and fire and threw a talisman into the murky loch.(3) a dolphin talisman would ensure a safe journey on land or at sea(4) The book is a magical talisman , and it remains to be seen whether the luck it brings is good or bad.(5) And there was to end of talismans , charms and spells that could be purchased from the local wise woman or apothecary.(6) Making a face, Ethan dug into his jacket pockets, producing an astounding array of charms, talismans , herbs, and potions in corked test-tubes.(7) Poppies and fruit are indeterminate symbols with a practical purpose, mysterious talismans with the power to ward off subsequent suffering.(8) The Danes have left Wessex, and have set up in Lundenwic, and have sworn on their most sacred talismans to leave us.(9) A trained anthropologist, Small was inspired by indigenous people who imbued their jewellery with talismanic significance.(10) The Englishman, who has just completed the best of his four seasons at the club, admits that he wouldn't be the player he is now had it not been for the talismanic Swede.(11) Animal figures are talismans that endow the wearer with the animal's power and prowess.(12) The prospect of losing their talismanic star appears to have kick-started the football federation into action.(13) The psychological aspects of healing through the use of rituals, prayers, charms and talismans represent another aspect of traditional herbal shamanism.(14) Members of the Banu Sa'd al-Din, a prominent Sufi family in Damascus, made talismans and charms which could reportedly heal the sick and cure the insane.(15) Tattooed crosses, icons and parts of the Sacred Land are all talismans and amulets which are treasured with respect.(16) I wouldn't say that I performed any rituals, per se, but I was on the lookout for talismans , good luck charms - I was big on minerals, and took to wearing jewelry.