The “evil eye” is poorly translated, coming from all cultures around the Mediterranean. It is really “The Eye of God.” and Where the Eye of God is watching, no evil may befall this place. It is a symbol of Protection bringing with it Good Fortune.
In many cultures elephants are regarded as Gods and believed to be symbols of luck and good fortune.
The Hindu God Ganesha who is pictured with an elephant head is considered as a God of luck, success and wisdom.
Now, in recent history, the elephant itself has become a symbol of good fortune.
Many people now believe that if the elephant trunk is up, then the elephant will shower blessings and good fortune.