Martis Bracelets are worn from the 1st of March in Greece. Its the beginning of Spring. Its a Grecian Folklore that is believed when you wear the red and white string bracelet with an evil eye, you are protected from the sun burning your pale skin. That's why Mum's and Yiayia's put on these pretty red and white string bracelets on kids and adults. You wear it for the whole of March in Greece.