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The Witch's Athame: The Craft, Lore & Magick of Ritual Blades

by Jason Mankey Author

The athame, or ceremonial blade, has long held a lofty place in witchcraft lore and practice. In this book from author Jason Mankey, learn how to consecrate your own athame and put it to good use in your practice and around your home. Equal parts practical advice and folklore, Mankey shares stories of ancient and contemporary athames fashioned from crystal, stone, and all manner of materials, and offers advice for using the historical significance of the athame to enhance your witchcraft. A comprehensive account of the importance of knives to witchcraft.