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Old 12-12-07, 12:54 PM   #1
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Tools ... of the trade

No flying brooms in this bedroom Was looking for something last night and had all my stuff out so ...

Essential oils, different colored candles, gem stones ... a rather lively fishing tackle box!



And no that is not pot , I know what yer thinking --- those are some of my herbs/plants - sage and ceder, St. John's Wart etc.




Some odds & ends, crystals, amber rings, amulets, etc.



And of course any self respecting witch has to have ...



And a couple of my knives, used in ritual





And just for the hell of it, some of my many pewter/silver fairies I collect. And all my other stuff in storage, including a small library of spell books, etc.

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Nice dagger. Pheard volunteers to be your virgin sacrifice.
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Nice dagger. Pheard volunteers to be your virgin sacrifice.
does his hand still qualify?
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Take that St. John's Wort and you shouldn't be bothered with depression.
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does his hand still qualify?
He doesn't use his hand....he uses a cantaloupe.
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What gems do you have? I see a quartz crystal in that picture, what might be topaz, what might be citrine

I used to have a bunch of gems, and I think I'm going to go for more.
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tourmalineeeee?
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tourmaline is in just about every color. I've seen green, pink, yellow, black...
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More close ups of the jewlery, please.

Hey, does this mean that you did not succumb to the axe murderer?

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tourmaline is in just about every color. I've seen green, pink, yellow, black...
Indeed. I manage websites for people that go GIA Gem stuff so i get to see all kind of stuff.
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Indeed. I manage websites for people that go GIA Gem stuff so i get to see all kind of stuff.
Oh man, that's my kind of job...except I would be SO tempted to buy more stuff than I need .

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Have several -- (I make jewelry and stuff on the side too) citrine, labradorite, amber (black, green and cherry red), cornelian, garnet, lapis lazuli, hematite, all sorts. Made my ex a dream catcher and decorated it with all sorts of gemstones ---- because they were not only "pretty" but in the wiccan world they also contain "powers" (amber, labradorite and hematite - good examples of protective qualities). I also make amulets.

BUT I forgot - the essential item

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Yeah. thats probably why i maintain their websites for them
I have next to no interest in gems .
I used to have 2 small gems that i dont even know what they were on my desk but i think somebody swiped them.
Darn little gremlins.
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Have several -- (I make jewelry and stuff on the side too) citrine, labradorite, amber (black, green and cherry red), cornelian, garnet, lapis lazuli, hematite, all sorts. Made my ex a dream catcher and decorated it with all sorts of gemstones ---- because they were not only "pretty" but in the wiccan world they also contain "powers" (amber, labradorite and hematite - good examples of protective qualities). I also make amulets.

BUT I forgot - the essential item

The cauldron of doom?
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I'm probably ordering in a couple of amethyst points as well as some polished citrine.
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Soes, I have to ask, because I've worked for some of these people for years and they've never answered this. What do people do with these gems?
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summon demons.
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Oooh can these demons do anything?
Breathe fire? Cause pestilence?
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No big spells to brew? Like...a spell to keep everyone in Foo happy until next spring when we can all get out on our bikes again ?

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Oooh i totally want the power to summon galaxies.
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Oooh can these demons do anything?
Breathe fire? Cause pestilence?
I ususally summon Asian demons that can do backflips and shoot fireballs.

To seriously answer your question, different things. Many new agey spiritual types get them, because each one does a certain thing. Some are healing, some capture bad energies and negative thoughts, some give you positive energy.

I have them, because I'm a geek and I like these things.
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Doesn't this thread belong in P & R?

Hey Tude, what was the forgotten essential item?
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Hey Tude, what was the forgotten essential item?
That would be the virgin for the sacrifice. We already discussed that
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