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Many cultures around the world have traditional symbols considered to bring good luck, prosperity and protection from negative energies. In Greece one longstanding tradition holds that breaking a pomegranate inside a home at the beginning of the new year helps bring prosperity and fertility for the family.
- Evil Eye – The mati or evil eye is another popular symbol. Many Greeks believe that by wearing or displaying a mati, which comes in the form of blue eye charms or blue beads, bad intentions can be reflected away.
- Pomegranate – The pomegranate is a symbol of fertility and abundance. The custom of breaking pomegranates inside of a new home for good luck dates back to ancient Greece. Today, many people break a pomegranate to start the year off on a positive note
- Onion – The onion is the most resilient of roots, surviving in most weather conditions. As a result, it has come to represent vitality.
Coin – The circular coin is another symbolic piece of luck. One of the classic Greek traditions is baking a small coin inside of a vasilopita, a cake made and cut for the New Year. The person who receives the piece with the coin inside is said to have luck for the year.
- Boat – In Greece, a country with a rich maritime history and culture, the boat has come to symbolize many positive things in life including hope and good travels