Iron has been viewed as a magical material for centuries, and we can read about the lore of Iron in many different cultures. People who worked with iron were viewed as people with magical abilities. Here are a few examples from the book Pagan Magic of the Northern Tradition by Nigel Pennick. Iron Balls shown in the photo can be currently purchased in our store. Click here. It was believed if a blacksmith hammered an ingot of iron held in the north-south direction the iron would be empowered
Samhain, marking the end of the harvest season and the emergence of the Crone energies, the beginning of the Celtic New Year. On the wheel of the year, it is the fire festival sitting opposite Beltane's maiden energy. An opening to a magical time of year. A time when the veil is thin between our world and the otherworld. A time of reflection, celebration, and honoring of our ancestors. Here is a little ritual for you to connect with this special time. #Samhain #samhainritual #ancestors #
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