Athame Ceremonial Knife/Wand – Chew Valley Charms



Athame – £25

Hand made ceremonial knife, Blackthorn wood, Indian Agate Blade and a Black Leather Wrap 10cm

An Athame is a type of ceremonial knife or wand, it is traditionally used in folklore for cleansing and banishment. The blade is laid or touched on the item or person to cleanse and banish evil influences

This version is based on an example discovered during an archaeological dig in Westphalia, Germany in the 19th century, it uses a blackthorn handle, traditionally used for banishment and protection and a hand knapped, indian agate blade as the focus, the wrapping is black leather.

The Athame is presented in a black box with the Chew Valley Charms tree of life wax seal on the lid, also included are two hand written cards explaining the piece.