Witches Altar Besom, Handheld Wiccan Broom, Pagan Crystal Altar Broom Besom, Witch's Alter Tools Mini Broom for Protection and Spellcasting

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As you do your spiritual work and explore other realms, it is important to ground yourself in a strong soul architecture. Besoms are excellent tools for this grounding and protection. In magical traditions, besoms, or brooms, are used to sweep  the energy of a space clear and guard it. They hold a protective vibration that keeps everyone in the space safe. 

Read more about each symbol and information on besoms below!

At Approx 8.5" this bamboo fibre broom is a mini but not a micro and perfect for energy clearing your altar or sacred space.

Choose from:
Pentacle design
Tree of life with Tiger Eye
Spiral Goddess with Amethyst
Triquetra with Green Aventurine
Evil Eye Nazar with Hand of Fatima Hamsa

Pentacle Symbol The Pentacle is an encircled Pentagram and is the absolute symbol of protection. It is considered to be representative of the five elements from which man is made, namely fire, air, water, earth and spirit. As a talisman, you can use it to cast open, protect and close a circle. It can be used in ceremonies and rituals as protection and spiritual control. When forged from silver, your link to the Moon and Psychic energies are at its strongest.

The Meaning of the Tree of Life A Connection to Everything: The Tree of Life commonly represents the interconnectedness of everything in the universe. It symbolizes togetherness and serves as a reminder that you are never alone or isolated, but rather that you are connected to the world. The Tree of Life symbol also represents the connection to one’s family and ancestors. It may also be used to represent peace, immortality and rebirth, individuality, growth, and strength.

The Triquetra is, without doubt, one of the most popular and enduring triple knot designs. The line is unbroken and never-ending and is said to represent many things, such as unity, protection, and everlasting life. This ancient Celtic symbol symbolizes a triple female divinity.

Spiral Goddess Symbol
Used to represent the divine female, the Goddess is sometimes shown with a spiral set in the centre of the abdomen and is referred to as the 'Spiral Goddess.' This spiral represents the creative power within, that rises from our sacral chakra, the chakra that corresponds to our menstrual cycle, our desires, our sexuality, and relationships. This symbol is also used as a sign of life. The spiral represents the ever continuing cycle of life, death, and rebirth. The spiraling line can be seen as the constant path of life. Her arms are raised to invoke spiral power; it's a symbol of dynamism, creativity and life force. This poignant imagery contrasts the usual depiction of women holding their hands clasped down in front in order to conceal themselves.

Evil Eye / Nazar
Some cultures believe that receiving the evil eye can bring misfortune, injury, or bad luck. For protection, evil eye amulets are used to guard an individual against ‘Nazar.’ The blue color of the evil eye means protection. It is the traditional color related to good karma, protection against Nazar, and positive energies. Additionally, the light blue color symbolizes the truth and ensures protection against evil looks. It is believed these talismans, will ward off a curse and bring blessings and positive energy at the same time.

Hand of Fatima/ Hamsa
Hamsa is a talismanic symbol that is believed to protect oneself from harm against evil forces. The Hamsa Hand or Hand of Fatima is an ancient Middle Eastern talisman. In all regards it is a protective symbol. It brings its owner happiness, luck, health, and good fortune. It also relates to power, strength, and protection, and therefore, it can be placed anywhere in a house. It will bring in good luck and ward off the effects of the evil eye within an area. If it faces down, the fingers are shut together to bring in good karma. The hamsa hand has a wide variety of different spellings which includes hamesh, hamsa, chamsa, and khamsa.

Witches are nearly always depicted with their trusty broomsticks. Brooms, also called besoms, have a long history in magic and continue to be used today. 

A witches besom is a ceremonial broom which is normally used to clean an area of unwanted energy in order to create a sacred space. The besom is a symbol of banishing, fertility, and cleansing. The witch’s broom can be used to cleanse your space, your home, and even a person or object of negative energy. In addition, the witch’s besom will function as a wand and brings prosperity and peace in one’s home.

It can also be used to protect the home against evil spirits. For marriage and other ceremonies, it can be used to symbolize the end of one thing and the beginning of the next. 
Its main purpose is to purify and protect and especially the circle where the casting area is before a ritual or magic spell is performed by sweeping to symbolize the removal of all the energies which are negative and building up the astral.

This tool has a very special place in Wicca.

How to Use the Witch’s Broom to Cleanse Your Home

To cleanse your home of negative energy, take your witch’s broom and start at the back door. Sweep each room, moving in a counter-clockwise fashion from room-to-room, then ending at the back door where you started. Sweep any debris out the back door OR dump your dustpan out the back door. To dump or sweep dirt out the front door invites negative energy back in

How to Cleanse Your Sacred Space with a Besom

Similar to how you cleanse your home with the witch’s broom, you can cleanse your sacred space before ritual. Instead of touching the bristles to the floor, sweep slightly above it and move in a counterclockwise, circular pattern. Counterclockwise “un-does” things AND clears negative energy. If you dedicate one besom to your magical practice, keep it near your altar.

Banishing at Birth
When you are expecting delivery of a baby in any room of a house, you can place a besom in the same vicinity. Upon delivery, use the besom to do some sweeping around the birth site. The besom is a potent symbol of fertility and doing this will also banish negative energies from the mother and the baby. Doing banishing as early as the day the child is born will benefit the him or her greatly.
Protection Against Bad Spells
If you think that someone is putting a hex on you, place a besom by the entry doorway of your house. This will prevent the black magic from penetrating your house and making its way to you. The besom is a very powerful amulet against black magick. Even if no one is using black magick on you, placing a besom by the door will also protect you and your home from evil spirits. Make sure to place the bristles up and let the shaft hit the floor.

To Protect Against Nightmares
Placing a besom under your bed at night while you sleep will help you sleep peacefully and undisturbed by bad dreams.

To Protect Your Bed When You’re Away
If you are traveling and will be gone for quite some time, place the besom with its bristles facing up on your bed to protect your bed from evil spirits while you are away.
Purifying and Cleansing Before Spell Casting
Use the besom to cleanse your ritual space before performing magick. The power of the besom is it has the ability to cleanse not just a physical space but also a mental and metaphysical space. It will get rid of negative energy buildup and astral build up. In covens, it is very common for a Priest or Priestess to walk clockwise while carrying a besom a little above the ground and perform a sweeping before casting a circle.

Channeling Your Spells
Placing a besom on your altar will help you a lot in your spell casting, especially in channeling and directing energy.

Speaking To The Departed
If you place a besom across the doorway, it will allow you to speak to those who have passed on. So long as the besom is there, they will feel free to communicate with you. So if you wish to talk to a friend or relative who has gone ahead, the besom will make that possible for you.

To Bring Rain
If you bring a besom outside and swing it over your head, this will bring rain for you and your crops.

Here are some tips on buying and using your besom:

Avoid buying a besom in May. As the saying goes, “Buy a besom in May, and you will sweep your friends away.”

Avoid sweeping after sunset. Superstition says this will chase away happiness.

Do not burn a besom.

Do not use the besom to sweep the outside of a house.

Do not bring old besoms into new homes. Leave the besom behind if you are moving.

Keep your witch’s broom bristles pointed up and next to the front door to welcome good fortune into the home.

If your broomstick falls over, company is coming

Jumping over a broom signified marital union in the Old South

Never sweep under someone’s feet, it causes bad luck

Some traditions say to sweep from west to east then throw the dust out the back door

The witch’s broom is used to summon winds for weather magic – throwing a broom into the air off a cliff summons the wind while burning one stops the wind

Lay a broom under the bed for protection

The straws of a broom are thought to have magical powers and are used in healing spells

Jumping over a broomstick 9 times will bring a suitable spouse within one year

Laying a broomstick across the threshold ensures only good visitors come by

*For legal reasons, I must state that this is a curio item, for entertainment purposes only, and has no guaranteed outcome or results. The buyer assumes all responsibility for items once purchased. I supply the tools, the magic comes from you and your intent.

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