The magick wand or rod is a symbol
It is an important weapon and
symbol of supreme power.
In witchcraft the wand should
be made of hazel,
having no branches or offshoots.
In necromancy the wand should
be made of a graveyard tree
and is an emblem of death.
The wand must be cut and trimmed
on the day and in the hour of the Sun
with the magick athame, while
the following characters
must be inscribed upon it on
the day and in the hour of Mercury:
following words be recited when the writing is finished:
most Holy and most Powerful,
to consecrate and bless this Rod,
it may possess the required virtue,
be honour and glory for ever and over. Amen."
the instrument should be aspersed,
stained with sacrificial blood and put away in the silken cloth.
always keeps his wand,
in use, wrapped in silken cloth, of any colour except black or brown.
The witch’s black-hilted knife,
allegedly endowed with magical
It is used for drawing the magick
circle as described in grimoires and textbooks on magic.
It has always magick symbols
or characters engraved on the one-sided blade,
and sometimes the handle is also
Their colours and design have
To put on a robe is a sign of
assuming a frame of mind suitable to the ceremony to be performed.