Traditional blackening, part of the reason I am a blacksmith, is the use of beeswax. I don’t use the usable wax, but the left over beeswax the insects themselves can’t use. Bees, and their beloved products are sacred to The Bear Mother, and also to Daughter of the Bear. I smell wonderful, my house smells … Continue reading Blackening

Portable Stang

I am building a set, for an altar top, or portable stange set. I will be making the metal stand this week.  It isn’t done yet, still carving the ‘hoof,’ and I’ll put a shoe on it as well. Has a permanently imbedded candle holder. Continue reading Portable Stang

The Toadbone Pt. 1

So, not only studying the Horseman’s Word, but the Toadsman’s mysteries I performed the Toadbone ritual again not too long ago. I failed in my first attempt years ago, but this year I was successful. Even the most seasoned practitioners can have hits, and misses. It happens. Let me start with my failure. I performed … Continue reading The Toadbone Pt. 1