Quartz Crystals and a Black Moon

Ubiquitous and beautiful, Quartz crystals are one of Mother Earth’s finest creations. It’s the second most abundant mineral. The name comes from the German word “quarz” (Slavic origin); some sources say it originally came from the Saxon word Querkluftertz, meaning “cross-vein ore”. Quartz has been used for thousands of years as stone tools, jewelry, carvings, vases and vessels. Pictured above is […]

Autumn Equinox and Lunar Eclipse Magick

My favorite time of year is nearly here ~ crisp air, colorful trees, a fire burning in the woodstove! The Autumn Equinox is coming on September 22. At the equator, the Sun will be directly overhead at noon. The Autumn Equinox is the third of four sky points, a time when the Sun is in perfect balance. Today […]

Astro Energy Forecast (week of August 16, 2016)

Did you get a chance to see the Perseid meteor showers this past week? The spectacular show graced us with lots of shooting stars to wish upon! The featured picture above captured one of these meteors shooting across the West Virginia sky. Today (August 16) there’s an electric trine (120 degree aspect) with the Sun in Leo […]

Magick Summer

Blessed Lammas and Happy Leo New Moon! This is a warm and magickal time of year ~ the sunflowers are blooming, the garden is lush, and people are enjoying summer’s bounty of sun and fun. Hello and welcome to our new blog! We’re Amy & Christopher, a husband and wife team making art, jewelry, love and magick […]