Why you shouldn't eat from cracked dishes: the essence of grandma's superstition
First of all, you should not eat from cracked dishes for safety reasons, as particles of cracked glass can get into the body with food. There are many folk beliefs associated with chipped dishes.
Our grandmothers used to say that you shouldn't eat from cracked plates. OBOZREVATEL has analyzed the essence of superstition.
There used to be a habit of putting new dishes in a prominent place in the sideboard, and eating every day from the old ones, sometimes chipped.
According to an ancient belief, eating from a cracked plate is a bad luck charm. The same goes for cups and other glassware. If the glassware is slightly chipped, you should not glue it back together, but take it to the trash immediately.
Feng Shui practice similarly views cracked dishes from a negative perspective. You should get rid of it as soon as possible. Even keeping chipped plates in the house does not bode well.
Esotericists claim that cracks in the dishes accumulate bad energy that can affect health.
You should also not use knives with broken or scratched blades.
Earlier, OBOZREVATEL told you why you shouldn't drink from someone else's cup.