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Crystals and Minerals Close to Hekate

, 16:35

This is a project I did for the CoH Santuario de Hekate Thethys Krataiis.

The following list contains a small text with the properties of every crystal that I believe its energy is related to our Mother Hekate. In the end, I have written my suggestion for selecting the appropriate crystals for rituals. I have tried to write down a small description so anyone can choose the best related crystal according to his/her needs and intuition. In the Greem Magickal Papyri the lodestone is associated with Hekate by engraving three of Her forms.

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Correspondences

, 11:29

Introduction

In Withcraft every living thing has some specific energies. If similar energies could be combined they produce a higher energy and the spell is effective. The connection between plants and crystals, incenses and colors, flowers and feathers... could be achieved through tables of correspondences. It is important to know some basic herbs and crystals by heart and not need to use always the books.
Hekate is a liminal Goddess. She is connected with other Goddesses and some times the connection is so strong that we can say they are the same Goddess. She is connected with all the herbs as teacher of pharmakeia, the art of the herbs for healing, magickal and poisoning purposes. She likes general and special offerings. So, let's see what Hekate likes in general.

Animals

Horse, dog, bull, goat, black lamb, black sheep, fish, snake, wolf, ram, lion, boar

Crystals and minerals

Lodespone, gold, copper, brass, sapphire, meteorite

Gods and Goddesses

Dionysus, Hermes, Pan

Demeter, Persephone, Selene, Artemis, Vendis, Vritomatris, Enodia, Vrimo, Ereschingal

Herbs

Aconite, belladonna, garlic, onion, mandrake, oak leaves, bay leaves, poppy seeds, saffron, willow, yew, apple, cardamom, mullet, ginger, pennyroyal, pepper

Incenses

Cumin, myrrh, flax, juniper, livani, storax, sandalwood, mugwort, bay, myrtle, sage, saffron, sulphur

Colors

Saffron, yellow, orange, red, black, white

Food offerings

Cheese, fish, raw egg, honey, milk, olive oil, olives, pita, garlic, onions, amphiphon cakes, traditional hellenic sweets, almonds, sesame, wheat

Symbols Wand, spear, athame, rope, torches, key, snakes, crescent moon, crossroads, trident, cave