Athames (also known as ritual knifes) are a witches personal, magical knife. In neo-pagan witchcraft the athame is used only for casting the circle, and never for cutting. Other older traditions use the knife as much as possible in the belief that its power increases with use. The athame is associated with the element of fire (in some traditions, air). The athame is also used in many invocations, evocations, calling the watchtowers, LBRP (lesser banishing ritual of the pentagram), spellwork, ceremonies, initiation, and various rituals and rites.
Natural Oak Athame
All oak species have been held sacred by nearly all cutures that encountered them. They were revered for their magnificent size and beauty, and also for their resilience and acorns. Oak wood is strong and durable, and usually heavy and dense. Oak wood, leaves, and acorns can aid in success, protection, prosperity and focus. Hand carved and crafted wooden athame. approx 8" - 10 inches in length, will vary as these are hand made.
Due to the size and shape of this piece, by ordering you are certifying that you are over the age of 18.
Item #: FOUS63, Price: $26.99
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