The Best Good Luck Charms to Bring You Good Fortune

A little superstition just might reap big rewards.

Maneki-neko: A Japanese talisman often believed to bring good luck
Luck is on your side.Getty Images

Some people have lucky socks to get through a big day, while others believe that finding a penny, heads side up, brings on good luck. Whether you’re looking to turn your luck around, keep a lucky streak going, or see if some famous favorites really do work, there’s no downside to giving a good luck charm a whirl. If nothing else, holding on to these tokens can boost your outlook, give you hope and push you into bold new directions. Ready to believe? Start with one of these.

Japan Lucky Cat Maneki-Neko

Japan Lucky Cat Maneki-Neko
It’s 35mm x 45mm and carved as double sided.Amazon

In Japanese, maneki-neko means “beckoning cat,” and these figures are believed to bring good luck to the owner. The maneki-neko is usually a calico Japanese Bobtail cat that beckons with an upright paw. It’s traditionally displayed at the entrance of shops, restaurants and other businesses to bring in customers and wealth. These keychain-style ones are handmade by Buddha temple monks. Hang wherever you see fit so this lucky little cat can show you the money!

Natural Weathering Stone CZ Gold Elephant Bracelet

Natural Weathering Stone CZ Gold Elephant Bracelet
This bracelet fits almost every wrist size and is made for both men and women looking to boost their luck.Amazon

The mighty elephant is not just considered a symbol of good luck and fortune but also one of power, dignity, intelligence and peace. You’re practically guaranteed protection by wearing an elephant on your wrist with this bracelet. Look down and feel the good vibrations not only from the elephant charm and the frosted agate gemstones surrounding it, which bring calm too.

Good Luck Sentimental Coins

Good Luck Sentimental Good Luck Coins
The coin is 40mm in diameter and weighs approximately 30 grams.Amazon

Sometimes the simplest of sentiments make the biggest impact. The front of this lucky coin features the universal good luck symbol of the shamrock with the words “good luck” carved over it. Flip the coin over for important encouragement with the words: ”If you remember that the greatest strength comes from within, you can do anything.” Suggest your coin’s recipient always keep this in their purse or pocket to manifest the one thing they want most into their lives.