An acorn should be carried to bring luck and ensure a long life.
Some motorcycle enthusiasts hang a biker's bell from a portion of their bike to protect themselves from evil road spirits.
Two people breaking a wishbone is said to lead to good luck for the person with the larger piece.
If you catch a falling leaf on the first day of autumn you will not catch a cold all winter.
Placing a hat on the bed is, apparently, bad luck. (South Carolina)
Amber beads, worn as a necklace, can protect against illness or cure colds.
Before traveling a person should, apparently, sit on their luggage. (Russian)
The superstitious symbolism of a black cat crossing one's path is dependent upon culture: some cultures consider this a sign of impending bad luck, while some cultures consider this a sign of impending good luck.