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What Wood is Best for Making a Wand, Part One

when you buy a “hand-turned” wand from some manufacturers you are buying a wood block which has been machine turned Continue reading

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Folklore of the Blackthorn – Dark Crone of the Woods

His ghost, along with the infamous Blackthorn staff, is still said to haunt the Edinburgh West Bow district. Continue reading

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The Magick of Broom

A traditional rhyme from Sussex says: “Sweep the house with blessed Broom in May / sweep the head of the household away.” Continue reading

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Samhain: The Magick of Blackthorn

Blackthorn is associated with death quite frequently. Samhain is the death of the old year whilst hailing in the new.   Continue reading

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Witch Bottle Necklace – Portable Protection

by Isabella @TheWandCarver The witch bottle has been used for household protection in England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, as well as much of Europe for many centuries. Many a fireplace has been dug up under to find a bottle full … Continue reading

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