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Cowrie Shell Divinations

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Calcium carbonicum (Oyster Shell)
This remedy is made of the shell of the oyster. Let's have a look at an oyster: Inside a thick hard calcium-made shell lies a soft and quite formless animal. When the oyster feels at ease it opens its shell and passively lets through the sea water and...
Remedies >> Remedies C
Litha, The Summer Solstice
Litha is also known as the summer solstice, Midsummer, All Couples Day, and Saint John's Day. Litha is one of the fire festivals and occurs on the longest day of the year. This is the time of year when the sun reaches its highest apex, at the Tropic of Cancer....
Holidays >> Mid Summer
An Overview of Different Types of Scrying
Scrying is a method of divination. It consists of gazing into a crystal, a mirror or some water for example, anything shiny really, in order to enter altered mind states...A good cliché that best describes scrying is the gypsy fortune-teller and her large...
Divination >> Scrying
Samhain, The Celtic New Year
Samhain (pronounced Sowain, Sah-uin, or Sahm-hayn) is also called the Celtic New Year, The Third harvest, All Hollows Eve, the Day of the Dead, and of course Halloween. There are many more names for Samhain, but rather then having a different meaning, they...
Holidays >> Samhain
Planet: Venus Sign: Taurus and Libra Day: Friday Venus is the goddess of love, beauty, art, balance, harmony and peace. Venus is the planet with the lowest rotation. The character of the planet and goddess Venus is passive, receptive, magnetic, feminine,...
Earth Mysteries >> Stones, Minerals & Metals
Astrology >> Astrological Metal Magick
Samhain - October 31st
The Celtic year is divided into halves, marked by the two great Fire Festivals of Samhain and Beltaine. The period from Samhain to Beltaine is called "an Ghrian beag" or the "lessor Sun", and the period from Beltaine to Samhain is called &q...
Holidays >> Samhain

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The Artist as Conjurer of Illusions and Truths
We see a divination of cowrie shells that takes the form of a series of numbers, a single palm laid open among them as it awaits an explanation of its fate. We see objects and shrines made for Erzulie and Ghede, two families of spirits in Haitian Vodou ...
Meaning and Use of Cowrie Shells
This is a story of a simple shell that is used as money, a tribute, and a way to know the future. Some historians believe the Cowrie shell was one of the first systems of money used, and it's importance is wide reaching.
'Senufo' brings distinctive African art to St. Louis Art Museum
Complementary male and female figures abound. Much of the art was originally decorated, with feathers, fur, cowrie shells, leaves, paint and nails.
In the House of Spirits
Divination is the way to talk to the spirit world. Sixteen cowry shells thrown on a mat give the priest a pattern to read the god's words. “I may feel the dead sometimes,” Tiziana says.
Symbolism of shell is more than just Trivia
They were used as divination in parts of India and in many countries used as jewellery, ornaments, etc. An important use, in some countries, was a symbol of womanhood, fertility, birth and wealth.

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