Sword of Moses and Barbarous Names

This evening I’m sitting down in the stifling heat (why isn’t summer over yet???) to read through a new translation of “The Sword of Moses,” which is a compendium of magical recipes from Jewish antiquity. The translation that is usually sold in occulture is by Moses Gaster from the 1890s. In occulture (and in Christianity, […]

Sun Talismans

I’ve been very busy recently making products and packing and shipping orders (thanks, folks!), but I have taken some time to do some talismans. I’ve been working with magic square type talismans for a while, using Hebrew letters for the numbers. The abstraction of this kind of talisman has always appealed to me, but then […]

Flying Talisman

I’ve been doing a lot of talismans lately, and this is one of them–a flying talisman based on Kabbalah. It’s founded on the Hebrew name of the divine known as Harakh, which the three letters in orange stand for. This name has an angelic prince associated with it, Badoel, whose name is on the top […]