Athame and Wand- How to’s and Uses

An Athame is a double edged ritual knife in its simplest terms. It is used for cutting energy. Traditionally, the blade is about six inches long, (6”), double edged, with the handle made of either bone, wood, or gemstone.

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WitchPetals

Coming from a traditional witch background, I was taught in very specific ways how to work with an Athame and a wand.  These may be different from how you were taught, but this is my method.

Athame:

An Athame is a double edged ritual knife in its simplest terms.  It is used for cutting energy. Traditionally, the blade is about six inches long, (6”), double edged, with the handle made of either bone, wood, or gemstone.

You always choose to use an Athame when working with NEGATIVE energies.  Again they are for cutting energy. Keep your blade at the third eye level when working with it. You want it to stay in those energy frequencies.  Also hold your blade horizontally, not vertically.

When you are using an Athame, you are generally creating circuits of energy.  So you want both hands touching the Athame if possible.

Always when calling the Guardians…

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