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Talisman and amulet are closely related terms, but there are some distinctions between the two. A talisman is a more active item, such as a pentacle pendant engraved with Words of Power.  Talismans are often created by the practitioner like a sigil, but can also . . .

incorporate natural materials.

Where an amulet may ward off harm, a talisman might be created through ritual, prayer or even offerings to bring opportunities or to draw certain energies.

(See also Amulet)

From French talisman and Greek telesma: \religious rite, payment, consecration, ceremony,\" originally \"completion,\" from telein \"perform (religious rites), pay (tax), fulfill,\" from telos \"completion, end, tax\""

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