The Uses of Seashells in Black Magic By RAVEN RIDER

Long before fancy new-age tools became readily available, our ancestors had turned to nature to obtain magical power. They discovered some natural objects that are imbued with spiritual energies that enhance spells and charms.

Seashells are powerful natural objects associated with the various sea gods and goddesses of different culture. These objects were added to wiccan altars to create a connection with the sea gods.

In magical practices, seashells are used for protection, love, prosperity, healing and other spells.

General Uses of Seashells

Protection:

Shells are used in preparing protection amulets because of its strong protective energies. You can protect the house by placing chains of shells on doors and windows.

You can use them as pendants for protection against negative entities or tie a small round shell on the necks of your pets to keep them safe.

Love:

Shells are used in love spells and on jewelries to attract the opposite sex. It is also used to produce powerful talisman to keep two lovers together.

Prosperity

In Africa, shells are used as a form of currency and for this reason they are suitable for money spells. You can hang seashells at your business location to attract customers or place them in your wallet to continuously attract money to it.

Decoration:

Shells are sometimes cut into thin slices and used to decorate headdresses, pendants, bowls, magical wands and other objects. A shell-covered box or mirror could be a lovely tool for a water witch’s altar.

Shell Spell on Self-Healing:

This spell is done using the power of the moon. If you wish to gain something then perform this spell during a waxing moon but if you wish to dissolve something then perform it during a waning moon.

In this example, we will use the Uruz rune to represent self-healing and this spell should be done by the seaside.

Items Required:

  • Suitable shell,
  • Fine nibbed marker pen,
  • A symbol of your desire (Uruz rune).

Steps:

  • Get a suitable shell from shallow water.
  • Dry thoroughly and draw your suitable symbol on the shell’s surface.
  • Place the shell on

READ MORE HERE:

https://blackmagicwitch.com/the-uses-of-seashells-in-black-magic/

Sea Salt vs. Table Salt by the American Heart Association

Spoonful of Sea Salt and Spoonful of Table Salt

What is the difference between sea salt and table salt?

Sea salt has boomed in popularity in restaurants and supermarket aisles. Some chefs prefer it over table salt for its coarse, crunchy texture and stronger flavor. Manufacturers are using it in potato chips and other snacks because it’s “all natural,” and some health-conscious consumers choose it because it contains minerals like magnesium.

But in one very important respect there’s usually little difference between the two: sodium content.

How does the amount of sodium in sea salt compare to table salt?

In a survey conducted by the American Heart Association,

READ MORE HERE: https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-eating/eat-smart/sodium/sea-salt-vs-table-salt

 

 

10 of the best beaches in the UK BY: Clare Gogerty

Murlough nature reserve, Dundrum, County Down

A network of paths and boardwalks crisscrosses this 6,000-year-old dune system leading on to expansive sand flats and the shingle beach. The unusually high dunes are nearly four miles long and lie across the head of Dundrum Bay, with views of the Mourne mountains in the near distance. There is plenty of room here to hunker down among the marram grass, open a flask and, in summer, watch butterflies and moths (more than 620 species) and look for lizards. Common and grey seals are also frequent visitors.
Stay Portaferry Hotel (doubles from £80 B&B, family room from £120) at the head of Strangford Lough is a half-hour drive and a short ferry journey away.

Runswick Bay, North Yorkshire

Runswick Bay, North Yorkshire, England
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A jumble of whitewashed cottages overlook a curl of golden sand and the open sea in this former herring-fishing village. A sheltered bay between Whitby and Staithes, it is a popular destination for rock poolers, walkers (it’s on the Cleveland Way) and fossil hunters. Many of the homes are now holiday accommodation and perch one on top of the other, linked by paths and walkways rather than streets. The Royal Hotel, at the heart of the village, offers homemade cakes and coffee alongside a simple but tasty bar menu and local Black Sheep bitter on draft.
Stay Castle House (sleeps six, three nights from £500) at the top of the village has sweeping views of the bay from a comfortable window seat.

South Shore, Brownsea Island, Dorset

The south shore of Brownsea Island, Dorset.
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Reached by ferry from the moneyed shores of Sandbanks, Brownsea Island is a pocket of safe wilderness in Poole harbour. Famous for its red squirrel population and as the site of Baden-Powell’s first Scout camp, its mixture of woodland, heath, ponds and lagoons suits a day of exploration and adventure. From the cafe and visitor centre at the quayside, head to the less-visited pebbly south shore. Tuck yourself into the sandy banks that line the beach and enjoy views across the harbour to the Purbeck Hills in the company of oystercatchers and dunnocks.
Stay National Trust-owned Custom House on the quay (sleeps four, three nights from £622) offers an immersive Brownsea experience.

Seacliff, East Lothian

Seacliff beach, North berwick
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Accessed via a private road (with coin-controlled barrier), this beach near North Berwick, takes a little finding. The effort is worth it: the great sweep of sandy beach punctuated by rocky outcrops is framed by the romantic outline of Tantallon Castle on one side, and looks out towards the volcanic gannet haven that is Bass Rock. Dogs are allowed all year round and can run free. A tiny harbour hewn from the rock by a local laird is said to be the smallest in Scotland.
Stay There are sea views from the House at the Beach in North Berwick (sleeps 8 from £820 a week, short breaks from £120 a night for two).

Formby, Merseyside

Formby Point; sand dunes
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Sunny days see daytrippers surging into the car parks at Formby beach. Most come to see the red squirrels in the pine woodland or to bask on the beach nearby. Walk a little further along, however, and you are rewarded with open space and flat sand: perfect to run with a kite, let a dog off the lead and gulp lungfuls of clean air. The miles of dunes and woodland bordering the beach hop with natterjack toads and other wildlife.
Stay Camp in a bell tent (sleeps two adults and up to three children, from £95 per night) with its own firepit and deck in the woods at the edge of working farm a half-hour drive from Formby beach.

READ MORE:  https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2019/mar/10/10-best-beaches-in-uk-walks-wildlife-picnics

 

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