If you love folklore and magic like we do you are going to love our new antique-looking lock and key sets, along with our restocked skeleton keys. The lock and key have been written about in magic throughout the centuries. Locks are symbolic for locking, stopping, and protecting, keeping people and energies out, while the key is symbolic for access, and entry if you give someone a key you are granting them power. The lock and key together offer protection and guarding, with the option o
Each morning is full of new beginnings, a time to be grateful and to set intention for the day ahead. Try this little tea ritual in the morning, we think you will like it. When your favorite morning herbal tea is ready hold the cup to your heart area and inhale the fragrance of the tea, inhale again and turn your head to your left shoulder and exhale (the left connects with letting go) on your exhale visualize letting go of stagnant energy or stresses that you continually hold on to.
Did You Know? Crystal wands are great to incorporate into your personal well-being practice. Crystal wands are popular to help alleviate headaches: if your wand is rounded (as in the photo) gently roll the wand over your forehead, also a little essential oil on the palm will allow you to also breathe in soothing aroma. Use the rounded end to very gently massage lavender essential oil onto the temples, behind ears and or lower neck area. If you have a pointed wand, place the wand tip facing the
Did You Know? In the olde days Hagstones were popular charms to use around the home for protection? (photo shows the one we have in our home along with an iron key.) A hagstone displays a naturally worn hole from nature. Once as popular as using the lucky horseshoe to protect against negative influences and attract good, people would also wear hagstones around the neck. They were popular to hang in the barn too on rural properties, keeping away the naughty fairy folk from the horses through the
In history we can read of the Anglo-Welsh mathematician John Dee (1527–1608/9) also astronomer, astrologer, teacher, but mostly well known as an alchemist and court astronomer and advisor to Queen Elizabeth I who famously used a black obsidian scrying mirror. His mirror can be found in the British Museum along with other pieces of Dee's including a crystal ball and carved wax discs engraved with magical figures.We are excited to now carry large 9" size mirrors, each comes with a protective sleev