Brass and Alder Goddess Athame

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Hand crafted unique artisan brass athame or witches dagger, made by our pagan blacksmith for traditional witchcraft, wicca and ceremonial magick. Made with brass, this is an heirloom quality ritual tool and weapon. The handle is hand carved.
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This athame, perfect for traditional witchcraft, ceremonial high magick  and wicca was crafted from a single piece brass bar. 11 inches in total length, of which the blade is 5.5 inches.

The blade is Paul's goddess shape with it's curves and waist. It has been detailed on both sides with Paul's popular Ripples finish and symbols of the goddess.

The handle is hand gathered and carved Alder. Alder is sacred to Mars and helps you face your problems with courage. It was used to make shields for battles so is also protective. It was also very sacred to the druids.

Paul cuts all the wood himself. He asks and blesses the tree first and assures the tree that it’s gift will be used to create beautiful heirloom ritual tools. The tree is cut with sharp tree snips to ensure the tree is not damaged and will continue to thrive. After a year or more of seasoning, Paul hand carves the handles himself and sands them to a fine furniture finish of 400 grit. The handle is then oiled with our Luna Ignis anointing oils to make the grain pop and to protect the wood.

Unique hand made heirloom quality athame by our pagan blacksmith. Paul is a practitioner of traditional witchcraft and ceremonial magick.

Brass is sacred to The Sun and so is great for spells and ritual work for success, strength, prosperity, and health.

In Ceremonial magick and some witchcraft traditions the dagger or athame represents the element of air and therefore used to control, banish, or destroy.

In some Wicca traditions the athame represents the element of fire and is perfect for a weapon of manifestation and circle casting.