A talisman can be an object/stone/ thread that contains certain properties which leads to good luck and also proides protection from evil . Amulets and talismans are often thought to be the same but there is a basic difference. An amulet has natural magical properties, but a talisman must be charged with powers . The talisman can be designed and charged for a specific work where as an amulet can be used for generic purpose . example, protection, averting evil, or good luck.
A Talisman could also be a figure charged with the energy intent . In the construction of a talisman, idea is to represent the universal forces in exact harmony with the purpose.
Colors, scents, patterns, Kabbalistic figures, can also be added in the creation of a Talisman. They should be in synchronization with the elements required to represent the talisman. It is also feasible to add personal touch to the talisman. It could be a verse, inscription, or pattern. These inscriptions could be, bible verses or sonnets.