The Magical Art of Crafting Charm Bags

100 Mystical Formulas for Success, Love, Wealth, and Wellbeing

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"Charm bags rank among the most popular amulets in the world today and yet up until now there has been precious little accessible, practical information about how to make them. Elhoim Leafar remedies that situation with his comprehensive book The Magical Art of Crafting Charm Bags. Elhoim leads the reader through all stages of creating these powerful magical tools, as well as enumerating and describing their various components, ranging from crystals and perfumes, to bones and herbs. This book will be a welcome and useful addition to any magical practitioner's bookshelf."
Judika Illes, author of the Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells, Magic When You Need It, The Big Book of Practical Spells, and other books of magic
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Book Details

Pages

256 Pages

Size

5.5 x 8.5

Format

Trade Paperback

Pub. Date

10/01/2017

ISBN

978-1-57863-619-8

Publisher

Red Wheel Weiser

Authors

  • Foreword by Devin Hunter

  • Author Elhoim Leafar

    Born in Venezuela to a family of spiritual and magical healers, Elhoim Leafar how lives in New York City, where is manifesting his best life. He is a testimonial to the techniques described in his book. Leafar is a shaman, diviner, and traditional magician who is influenced by old folklore, modern pagan spirituality, and traditional Afro-Caribbean mythology. He teaches throughout New York City, making annual appearances at WitchsFest and New York Pagan Pride. Follow him on Instagram at @ElohimLeafar.

Charm bags, also known as mojo bags and gris-gris bags, may be the most popular style of amulet or talisman in the world today. Around the globe, they are crafted by people from many cultures and spiritual traditions and are created for many purposes. Until now there has been no definitive guide to the art of creating these magical power objects. The Magical Art of Crafting Charm Bags remedies this situation.

Author Elhoim Leafar provides an introduction to the topic in this clear, focused book of practical magic, which features detailed instructions for making these bags. The strongest amulets are those you make yourself, and The Magical Art of Crafting Charm Bags shows you how.

The Magical Art of Crafting Charm Bags contains 100 formulas intended for various purposes including love, luck, success, happiness, health, wealth, protection, prosperity, and the attainment of goals and desires. Based on an eclectic blend of Wicca, hoodoo, and Latin American folk magic, the book also contains extensive lists of herbs, gems and minerals, essential oils, astrological positions, and colors that contribute to making your own personal amulets. Instructions for casting circles and how to charge your charm bags are also included.

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"Charm bags rank among the most popular amulets in the world today and yet up until now there has been precious little accessible, practical information about how to make them. Elhoim Leafar remedies that situation with his comprehensive book The Magical Art of Crafting Charm Bags. Elhoim leads the reader through all stages of creating these powerful magical tools, as well as enumerating and describing their various components, ranging from crystals and perfumes, to bones and herbs. This book will be a welcome and useful addition to any magical practitioner's bookshelf."
Judika Illes, author of the Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells, Magic When You Need It, The Big Book of Practical Spells, and other books of magic
"The Magical Art of Crafting Charm Bags is well resourced with easy to follow instructions. I will keep it as a companion and I suggest you do the same. It's a must-have for all practitioners of the magickal arts. I love it."
Lady Rhea, author of The Enchanted Candle and The Enchanted Formulary
"The Magical Art of Crafting Charm Bags blends multiple cultures into a working system of magical potency. It is a useful grimoire and reference for any magical practitioner. Within its pages, you can learn to put magic in the palm of your hand."
Adam Sartwell, co-founder of the Temple of Witchcraft and award-winning author of Twenty-One Days of Reiki and The Blessing Cord
"Elhoim Leafar has created a beautiful, empowering, and immensely accessible manual for crafting charm bags. Teaching simple and effective ways to make charms bags for every purpose under Moon and Sun, these portable powerhouses of magic will enhance your daily life and spiritual practice. I enjoyed using charm bags before, but after reading The Magical Art of Crafting Charm Bags, I absolutely adore them!"
Michael Butler Smith, shamanic witch and author of Embracing Isis: A Witch's Guide to the Great Goddess
"Using a combination of methods from various traditions and cultures, Elhoim Leafar presents us nothing less than a manual on the magical arts. From magic circles and planetary correspondences, to utilizing color associations, herbs, stones, bones, and the phases of the moon, Leafar offers simple methods for the creation and consecration of charm bags for a veritable plethora of practical purposes. Easy to understand and full of interesting details, The Magical Art of Crafting Charm Bags is a great guide for the beginner, but will also provide the seasoned practitioner with new perspectives on the art of making one of the most beloved forms of spells that folk-magic has to offer."
Storm Faerywolf, author of Betwixt and Between: Exploring the Faery Tradition of Witchcraft