Amythest Box

Welcome to My World

992 notes

occultartistscollective:

The Alraun - Fetish Doll - by Matthew Venus

Historically, the alraun is a fetish created from the root of a plant. Most commonly these roots are from the mandrake, the briony, or the ash. The alraun often is shaped with human characteristics and is said to bring luck and protection to the household. They are either crafted while growing, carved after they are harvested, or naturally found in a human-like form. Once harvested the root is mummified and preserved.

They were commonly kept in boxes upon the hearth or secreted away somewhere, as during certain points of history simply owning an alraun was enough to convict a person of witchcraft and have them put to death. It was also said that if one wanted to be rid of the alraun it could only be sold for a higher price than one paid for it, or that it must be returned to the earth by burial.

This fetish was inspired by and crafted to behave much like the alraun in appearance and in purpose. It was designed primarily for protection of the home and it’s inhabitants. It was ritually hand crafted from an all natural clay which has been embedded with traditional protective herbs and roots. It was accompanied by a custom crafted casket for storage and protection.

This fetish was designed for the serious magical practitioner as it is a powerful tool and ally which requires attention and some level of experience and responsibility on the part of its owner. The candles shown in the pictures are a part of it’s ensouling ritual. 

This piece has sold, however I do offer custom fetish pieces in a variety of styles and for varied purposes. Foe more information contact me here


(via pagannews-deactivated20130221)

  1. not-a-horror-blog reblogged this from hellyeacreepyshit
  2. scottiedead reblogged this from hellyeacreepyshit
  3. choppedveinsandcheese reblogged this from occultartistscollective
  4. morohira reblogged this from occultartistscollective
  5. unbreakablecannibal reblogged this from hellyeacreepyshit
  6. quietlyquinn reblogged this from spiritusarcanum
  7. mercifulvoodoo reblogged this from occultartistscollective
  8. titanofmylife reblogged this from thecrescentgrove
  9. dragonlykitty reblogged this from hardboiled-sloth
  10. leavethemessage reblogged this from hellyeacreepyshit
  11. redbull1medusa666 reblogged this from leftyfrizzel
  12. hardboiled-sloth reblogged this from hellyeacreepyshit
  13. halo-0f-nembutals reblogged this from scrollofthoth
  14. simulacrumofreverie reblogged this from lupevision
  15. lupevision reblogged this from traumaturge
  16. necr0queen reblogged this from black-anathema
  17. roy-khans-khack reblogged this from black-anathema
  18. chucklesiswatching reblogged this from black-anathema
  19. yaviel reblogged this from manriah
  20. johnnyoops reblogged this from black-anathema
  21. manriah reblogged this from black-anathema
  22. black-anathema reblogged this from anatheman
  23. leftyfrizzel reblogged this from occultartistscollective