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The Complete Book Of Amulets Talismans

Author : Migene González-Wippler
ISBN : 087542287X
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Examine the infinite variety of charms and fetishes found in every civilization, from the distant past to the present. Learn the entire history of these tools, their geography, how they are part of each man and woman's search for connection with spiritual forces, and how to make and use them. Loaded with hundreds of illustrations, this is the ultimate reference guide.
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Amulets And Talismans

Author : Robert Dancik
ISBN : 1600611613
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Making Jewelry with Meaning The things you collect - the ticket stubs, the coins, the pieces of shell from a beach - hold meaning and significance, reminding you not only where you've been, but also where you're capable of going. Making these items into wearable pieces of art - amplifying their power to become amulets and talismans - is a rewarding experience that's easy to do. Working with the most basic of tools, you will learn cold-connection jewelry techniques to expand your creative process. In addition to basics like creating jump rings and using a file, you will also: Make your own hook and latch clasps Cut windows from sheets of metal Inlay designs into polymer clay Incorporate concrete into your work Achieve patinas with heat Journal your thoughts onto faux bone Turn paper pulp into realistic rocks Create "time capsule" beads from Plexiglas And much, much more! Discover the rewards of making your own amulets and talismans by learning new techniques to drive your creativity in an entirely new direction.
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Amulets Talismans For Beginners

Author : Richard Webster
ISBN : 0738752460
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Saint Christopher medals, ankhs, birthstones, four-leaf clovers—all are examples of magical objects used for protection or to attract good luck. This introductory guidebook tells you everything you need to know to make or find talismans, amulets, and charms, and use them to improve your life. Author Richard Webster shows you how to create, charge, purify, and empower your own personal magical objects for a variety of purposes, from attracting love to attaining wealth. With protective amulets from around the world and a dictionary of lucky charms, this easy-to-use book is designed so even absolute beginners can achieve success with their own magical objects. ?
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The High Magic Of Talismans And Amulets

Author : Claude Lecouteux
ISBN : 9781620552803
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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A comprehensive study of the use of talismans and amulets in the Western Mystery Tradition • Provides an in-depth look at the medieval and Renaissance use of amulets and talismans, including the work of Agrippa, Albertus Magnus, and Athanasius Kircher • Provides a full summary of the magical knowledge required to make an amulet or talisman, including the invocations required to activate their powers • Reviews different kinds of amulets and talismans, from ancient jewelry and magical objects to the modern rabbit’s foot or lucky horseshoe The use of talismans and amulets stretches back nearly to the dawn of man, from everyday items magically prepared, such as horns or coins, to intricate and beautiful jewelry imbued with protective powers. Drawing on his private collection of medieval manuscripts as well as his privileged access to the rare book archives of major European universities, Claude Lecouteux provides a comprehensive history of the use of talismans and amulets for protection, healing, and divine influence. He explores their use in the Western Mystery Tradition as well as Eastern and Middle Eastern beliefs about these magical objects and their incorporation--despite Church anathema--into the Christian tradition of Medieval Europe. Reviewing many different kinds of amulets and talismans used throughout the ages, such as a rabbit’s foot, horseshoe, gris-gris bag, or an inscribed parchment charged through ritual, he details the principles and symbology behind each object and shows that their use is still as widespread today as any time in the past. Lecouteux explains the high magic behind the hermetic art of crafting amulets and talismans: the chains of sympathy, astrological geography, and the invocations required to activate their powers. He explores the work of adepts such as Agrippa, Albertus Magnus, and Athanasius Kircher, including an in-depth look at Kircher’s work on planetary seals in his Oedipus Aegyptiacus. Illustrated throughout with period art depicting magical symbols, seals, and a wide array of talismans and amulets, this comprehensive study provides a practical guide to the historical development and step-by-step creation of magical objects.
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Amulets Talismans And Their Meanings

Author : Julia D.
ISBN : 1535161736
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Amulets & Talismans and their meanings How to make your own talisman! Since Primitive era, back even to the beginning of civilization, expensive gravel and Talismans have been held in high evaluation by all generation; the earlier, chiefly because of their attractiveness, and the later, on account of their qualities, as harbinger of good fortune and to avoid calamity.An amulet can be everything, such as a little seashell, a tinted marble, a rhombus sphere, or an old horseshoe.From this book you will learn lots of interesting about talismans, amulets, their meanings and creation of them. Here is a preview of what you'll learn: History of Amulets Importance of Amulets in different religions How to choose your amulets and talismans How to make your own talisman Download your copy of "Amulets & Talismans" by scrolling up and clicking "Buy Now With 1-Click" button.

The Ancestral Power Of Amulets Talismans And Mascots

Author : Nigel Pennick
ISBN : 9781644112212
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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• Looks at the age-old spiritual principles, folklore, and esoteric traditions behind the creation of magical objects as well as the use of numbers, colors, sigils, geometric emblems, knots, crosses, pentagrams, and other symbols • Explores hundreds of artifacts, such as hagstones, Norse directional amulets, car hood mascots, objects made from bones and teeth, those connected with plants and animals, charms associated with gambling, and religious relics • Includes photos of artifacts from the author’s extensive collection Offering an illustrated exploration of the origins and history of amulets, lucky charms, talismans, and mascots, including photos of unique and original artifacts from his extensive collection, Nigel Pennick examines these objects from a magical perspective, from ancient Egypt to the present. He looks at the age-old spiritual principles, folklore, and esoteric traditions behind their creation as well as the use of numbers, colors, sigils, geometric emblems, knots, crosses, pentagrams, and other symbols. He explores the magic of objects from the mineral world, such as crystals, hagstones, graveyard dust, Norse directional amulets, car hood mascots, horseshoes, and the magic properties of various metals. He examines the spiritual significance of glass and looks at amulets and talismans connected with plants, including four-leaf clovers and mistletoe, and with animals and birds, such as the rabbit’s foot and black cats. Pennick explores magical charms and objects manufactured from bones, teeth, claws, and horns and those that include symbols of the human body, such as objects with eyes, hands, and hearts. He looks at charms associated with gambling and the power of military mascots. He also discusses religious relics as well as the combining of charms to make more powerful objects, from the bind runes of the Norse and the crowns of ancient Egypt to the Mojo hand and the medicine pouch. Revealing the lasting power of amulets, talismans, charms, and mascots, Pennick shows that these objects and symbols have retained their magic across the centuries.
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Author : Sheila Paine
ISBN : 1594770255
Genre : Art
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The first comprehensive illustrated study of the use of amulets around the world and throughout history • Explores not only the substances and symbolism from which amulets derive, but also the people and objects they protect • Explains the differences between and the purposes of amulets, talismans, charms, and fetishes All over the world and throughout history amulets have offered protection against negative forces, whether witchcraft, the evil eye, enemies, sickness, or accidents. Intricately beautiful or starkly simple, they come in an astonishing variety of guises: from stones, shells, and seeds, through animal tails, teeth, and claws, to beads, mirrors, needles, and bells. With over 400 lavish color photographs, this book explores amulets from every angle, including their symbolism and the diverse material used to craft them as well as the people and objects they protect. Sheila Paine traveled all over the world--from Afghanistan, Russia, and Albania, to Cameroon, Tunisia, and Mexico--to research the form, properties, and use of amulets, whether for health and safety or as channels for spiritual or magical powers. Worn as necklaces, sewn to clothing, painted on buildings, or hung in vehicles, amulets guard babies and brides; warriors, hunters, and travelers; livestock, crops, and homes through magical, not physical, means. Malign spirits and hobgoblins at crossroads have been feared since ancient times, but modern dangers--car crashes, new diseases, even cell phones--have ensured an abiding faith in the magical protection that amulets afford us that is still widely evident today.
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Charms Amulets Talismans Spells

Author : Marian Green
ISBN : 1635573068
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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A pocket-sized illustrated guide to magic’s history, definitions, and uses today from Marian Green, author of A Witch Alone. Since ancient times, people have collected and used objects with beneficial properties and chanted words to bring about real-world results. In Charms, Amulets, Talismans & Spells, scholar Marian Green explains the difference between these magical objects and sayings, shows you which to use for luck or protection or other benefits, and explores the history of the magic that gives these charms, amulets, talismans, and spells their meaning. This unique little book unravels the complex web of associations and correspondences which form the backbone of the Western magical arts. Packed with rare illustrations and useful tables, there is no better volume for the modern travelling magician.
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Talismans Amulets

Author : Felicitas H. Nelson
ISBN : 9781402746253
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Qabbalistic Magic

Author : Salomo Baal-Shem
ISBN : 9781594777547
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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A comprehensive guide to practicing the magic of the Qabbalah • Spells for everyday problems related to health, love, prosperity, and protection • Rituals for advanced high-level magic, such as invocation of angelic powers or spiritual vision • Explains how to make and design talismans, amulets, and magic bowls, including harnessing the power of Hebrew letters in their designs • Details the magical uses of 150 psalms The Qabbalah--the Jewish esoteric tradition--is richly woven with magical practices, from amulets and magic bowls to invocations and magical use of psalms. In this comprehensive and practical guide to Qabbalistic magic, Salomo Baal-Shem explains how to authentically perform rituals from the Qabbalistic tradition. The spells and rituals included range from basic “everyday” magic for health, prosperity, love, protection, and prophetic dreams to advanced high-level magic such as invoking the highest angelic powers or creating an astral life-form, or Golem. Revealing the occult teachings of the 4th-century Book of the Mysteries, the magical uses of 150 psalms, and how to harness the power of Hebrew letters in talisman designs, the author also shows you how to contact the Maggid, or Divine inner teacher, or attain the spiritual vision of the Merkabah. A thoroughly accessible guide to the magic of the Qabbalah, this book also covers the underlying spiritual principles and history of these powerful magical practices.
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Spells Charms Talismans Amulets

Author : Pamela Ball
ISBN : 0785814108
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The author of The Complete Dream Dictionary now offers a new guide in enchantment. Pamela Ball has been a professional dream counselor and spiritual guide for 30 years and has advised and guided many thousands of people, including leading figures in business, politics and the arts.
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The History Use Of Amulets Charms And Talismans

Author : Gary R. Varner
ISBN : 9781435719880
Genre : History
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Amulets and charms have been used since mankind evolved from its distant origins millions of years ago. They have been used to protect and to harm, and in both the practice and avoidance of witchcraft and sorcery. They are made of wood and stone, clay, metal, plants and dead animals. They are carved into crude shapes and in the most exquisite forms. They may also be composed entirely of words, which are believed to have great power and magical properties. Used by pagans, Christians, Jews and followers of every faith and tradition known across the world, they are considered direct links to the gods and local spirits. All are links to the supernatural. Regardless if they are called amulets, charms or talismans, these objects are credited with providing cures, causing evil, and bringing health and prosperity. This book, using ethnographic studies, ancient records and folklore, will explore the history and use of amulets and will show that they continue to be an important part of our modern culture.
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Amulets Talismans And Magical Jewelry

Author : Barbara Black Koltuv
ISBN : 9780892546220
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The second commandment of the Old Testament forbids the making of idols to represent God. However, since human beings have always needed a direct and personal connection to the divine, a way is provided in Exodus when God says, "Make a sanctuary for me and I will come to dwell among you." God goes on to give instructions for building the Ark of the Covenant–the first tribal amulet, not yet personal but still representing the presence of God. From there, amulets, talismans, and magical jewelry evolved to provide a personal connection to God.Koltuv has collected bits of scripture describing amulets and talismans and features pictures of her extensive collection of these protective and magical treasures. It's all here: glass beads for protection against the evil eye; the mezuzah found on door frames; the hamsa, or upraised hand; engraved pendants and tiny boxes containing special prayers; Aron's breastplate; the prayer shawl and teffilin; henna hand and foot painting; and amulets from the Sepher Rezial. As visually fascinating as these objects are, how they came into use is even more so.Koltuv revives an awareness of how many of the objects we wear and carry with us without a second thought are actually magical bridges between heaven and earth.
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The Esoteric Codex

Author : Roland Cuthbert
ISBN : 1329502043
Genre : Religion
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The Esoteric Codex: Amulets and Talismans documents amulets and talismans of mythology and history.
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The Book Of Talismans

Author : William Thomas Pavitt
ISBN : 1851709479
Genre : Amulets
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Secrets Of Egyptian Spellcasting

Author : E. A. Wallis Budge
ISBN : 1892062712
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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HERE ARE THE SPELLS OF THE GREAT EGYPTIAN PHARAOH'S AND THEIR PERSONAL OCCULT MAGICIANS EVEN MOSES IS SAID TO HAVE FOLLOWED IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS AND ADAPTED THEIR OCCULT FORMULAS Unlock the Occult Wisdom Of Antiquity And Experience The Awesome Miracle Of Egyptian Magic, Known To Be The Most Powerful Of ALL Time! From the records of the prestigious "Keeper of the Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities" (circa 1895) at the British Museum comes long forgotten knowledge of how to make use of dreams, tap the power of lucky and unlucky days, and utilize talismans and charms initially designed in the distant past and still useful and beneficial today. Every man, woman and child in ancient Egypt who could afford it wore either a charm or talisman, and for centuries their land was regarded as a nation of powerful magicians and sorcerers who guided their citizens in all matters mystical and spiritual. Hebrew, Greek and Roman writers referred to them as experts in the occult sciences and as possessors of arcane wisdom and knowledge which could, according to the given circumstances, be employed to do either good or harm to man. Saint Stephen boasts that the great Moses "was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians" and declared that he was "mighty in words and deeds." There are numerous moments in the life of this remarkable Biblical prophet that demonstrate that he was acquainted with many of the practices of Egyptian magic. It was even said that Moses possessed a "wonderful staff" with which he could work wonders, take control over man and beast and destroy enemies. Here are the actual spells and formulas utilized by the wizards of this ancient paradise along the Nile, as well as the designs of their most powerful amulets and talismans that have made Egyptian Magick the most commanding form of occultism ever performed at any time during the history of humankind.
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How To Make Amulets Charms And Talismans

Author : Deborah Lippman
ISBN : 0788197428
Genre : Amulets
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Tells you how to make your own talismans, such as a Magic Horn Key Ring, & a Mars & Venus Entwined Silver Pendant. Through simple instructions & over 300 detailed illustrations, even a novice can learn crafts from crewel to woodworking, & from crochet to candlemaking. You'll discover how to make a Helpful Hand Amulet to ward off the evil eye, bind the hearts of loved ones by knotting a macram love bracelet, incorporate the mystical Buddhist word "aum" in a batik wall hanging designed to bring great happiness, & much more. Explains the influence of the herbs, stone, colors, & symbols most often used in making amulets & talismans. Illustrated.
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Amulets And Talismans

Author : Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge
ISBN : LCCN:61007163
Genre : Amulets
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"The original texts with translations and descriptions of a long series of Egyptian, Sumerian, Assyrian, Hebrew, Christian, Gnostic and Muslim amulets and talismans and magical figures, with chapters on the evil eye, the origin of the amulet, the pentagon, the swastika, the cross (pagan and Christian), the properties of stones, rings, divination, numbers, the Kabbalah, ancient astrology, etc."First published under title: Amulets and superstitions.
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