Look at any image of a person doing magic and notice the iconic tool in use: the wand. With Wandlore, learn every aspect of the tradition and lore of wands, from their history to how they are made and used. Discover the intriguing dance of wand making, involving all five magical elements—the wood (Fire), the will of the wizard in designing the wand (Air), the Stones used to shape it (Earth), the use of fluids such as oils and condensers (Water) to anoint and charge it, and finally the dedication and use of the wand (Quintessence).
Discover how to select the appropriate wood, carve the wand, add symbols, use crystals, understand tree spirits, and harness the essence of wand enchantment, including examples of ceremonies that charge a wand for magical use.
Including gorgeous color photographs, illustrations, and black and white “how to” photographs, this is the most complete and comprehensive book on wands ever published, and a must for all magic practitioners.
In Irish tradition, there is a wonderful story of bile, the ancient tree. It grows by the side of a sacred well, and acorns, nuts, and apples spring from its branches.
How wonderful it would be to live in the world of folk-tradition: a magical place where the world is joined-up, the sacred is apparent in the everyday world, and every living thing... read this article