Spring Cleaning! The Magical Besom – Gather Victoria

Happy Spring Equinox!  Blue skies and blossoms, what a day to welcome the official coming of spring! Spring cleaning is a ritual deeply rooted in the lore of the Vernal Equinox, a time to purify the home of stagnant energies and prepare it for the vitalizing energy of spring and summer. And no spring cleaning … Continue reading Spring Cleaning! The Magical Besom – Gather Victoria

How To Make A Wedding Broom

The wedding broom is popular amongst both the Celtic and the African ceremonies. Brooms are often stored by the front or back door of the home, and thus a broom can symbolize a threshold, leaping from your old single life into your new married life. This is similar to the tradition of carrying the bride across the … Continue reading How To Make A Wedding Broom

BROOMMAGIC | Handmade brooms/besoms for function, ritual & weddings

Handmade, hand crafted brooms from Eugene, Oregon for art, function and bringing a little magic into your life. Source: BROOMMAGIC | Handmade brooms/besoms for function, ritual & weddings  

Magickal Brooms {Besom} 101

Many Witches use their own personal Besom, or Magickal Broom as a part of their rituals. Some Besoms are structurally different in shape from the flat ones sold today, being round on the end and having a smaller sweeping surface. They can, however, be fashioned flat or however, you personally desire. These Magickal Brooms are … Continue reading Magickal Brooms {Besom} 101

The Besom

The besom, or broom, is one of the main ritual tools of the witch and is sacred to both the Goddess and God.  The God - through its symbolic phallic shape, the Goddess - through its three-piece makeup, the shaft, the bristles and the binding cord, three being the triform aspect of the Goddess.  While … Continue reading The Besom

How To Make A Besom {Plan 1}

I thought that this would be a good time to share with you all how to craft your own Witch's Broom, known as a Besom. Technically speaking, a broom is the flat ended sort of object that we generally use for physical cleaning; while a Besom is a round shaped bunch of straw (or other … Continue reading How To Make A Besom {Plan 1}

THE CARE AND FEEDING OF THE WITCH BROOM.

As Witches, we need to be aware of the Ancient Broom Lore that has been passed down to us from those wonderful Crones of the past. 1- Never leave home for long periods of time without telling your broom. 2- Treat your broom as you would any other member of your family, with honor, reverence, … Continue reading THE CARE AND FEEDING OF THE WITCH BROOM.