Handmade and wrapped with copper & crystals by Anne Cheng from Gatineau. Made with Birch, Oak or Cedar wood.
The besom is a sacred ritual tool in witchcraft and is sacred to both the Goddess and God. The God by it's shape, the Goddess by the bristles, the binding cord and the shaft.
Birch - Birch is an excellent wand for purifying and cleansing with grounding properties. This is a good wand to use while saging and other ritual work where you want to ensure negative energies are removed.
Oak - Oak wands bring vitality and long life. To the ancient Celtic people, oak was the protector, provider, benevolent king of the trees. Utilized as a healing wood, and grounded considering its strong connection to the earth.
Cedar - Cedar represent purification, protection, incorruptibility and eternal life. Cedar is associated with power and longevity. When hung above a door it will repel negative energy and spirits.
Maple - Maple holds the wisdom of healing, love, longevity, abundance and practical magick. It is also known a traveller’s wood. An excellent wand for any cleansing, divination and luck spells.
Willow - Willow is a great wood for love spells, working with emotions, creativity, fertility, protection and healing. Willow draws power from the moon and is associated with new moon magick.
Black Poplar - The Poplar’s ability to resist and to shield, its association with speech, language and the Winds indicates an ability to endure and conquer. The Poplar is known as the “Tree that Transcends Fear”. Poplars symbolize the magick of joy, the aging of the year, resurrection and hope and are connected to the Otherworld. Poplar can be used in magick done for success, passage and transformation, hope, rebirth, divinations, shielding, endurance, agility in speech and language, protection, love and as an aid in astral projection.
Red Dogwood - Dogwood is an excellent wood for protection and banishing spells. It is also a wood of strength, determination, devotion, loyalty and passion.
Copper - copper has the ability to conduct spiritual energy back and forth between individuals, crystals, auras, the mind and the spirit world. It is also used for its healing properties in improving circulation of blood, increasing energy and detoxification of the body.
Prasiolite is a crystal of transformation. It transmutes negative energy into positive without releasing into the atmosphere. It is a stone that inspires creativity, attracting success, prosperity and abundance. Prasiolite works to free the consciousness of the restrictive bounds that deter growth, confidence, and self appreciation. It helps address the lingering pain we’ve come to know as trauma or other forms of PTSD can be rationalized with a level head and heart.
*All crystals are attached to the wood by using balsam fir sap as the glue.
**Does not include wooden tray in pictures