In fact, many superstitions exist for mirrors but the particular beliefs centering around broken mirrors are the most common today.
To see an image of her future husband, a woman is told to eat an apple while sitting in front of a mirror and then brush her hair. An image of the man will appear behind her shoulder.
To see your reflection in a mirror is to see your own soul, which is why a vampire, who are without a soul, have no reflection.
If a couple first catch sight of each other in a mirror, they will have a happy marriage.
If a mirror falls and breaks by itself, someone in the house will soon die.
Any mirrors in a room where someone has recently died, must be covered so that the dead person’s soul does not get trapped behind the glass. Superstition has it that the Devil invented mirrors for this very purpose.
It is bad luck to see your face in a mirror when sitting by candlelight.
Someone seeing their reflection in a room where someone has recently died, will soon die themselves.
Babies should not look into a mirror for the first year of their lives.