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Elder: Correspondences
Sambucus canadensis Folk Names: Alhuren, Battree, Bourne Tree. Bour Tree, Eldrum, Ellhorn, Frau Holle , Hildemoer , Hollunder , Hylder, Lady Ellhorn, Old Gal, Old Lady, Pipe Tree, Rob Elder, Sureau , Sweet Elder, Tree of Doom Gender: Feminine Planet: Venus...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary E
Dagaz
Dagaz, depending on one’s perspective, is either the last or next to last rune in the Elder Futhark. Ancient inscriptions vary in whether Dagaz or Othala comes last. Modern runesters pretty much agree that either order works. Other than the twenty-third and...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Basics of Magick: The Use of Color in Magick
White | Silver | Grey | Pink | Red | Purple | Brown | Blue | Green | Yellow | Gold | Black In magick, colors represent certain energies, goals, people and non-physical beings, such as deities or spiritual forces. For this reason, you should include candles,...
Symbology >> Colorology
Tiwaz
Welcome to Tyr’s Aett, the third and final aett (group of eight) of the Elder Futhark. Tiwaz is the name of this aett’s first rune in reconstructed Common Germanic. Its name became first Teiws in Gothic, then later Tiw or Tiu in Anglo-Saxon and Tyr in Old...
Divination >> Rune Stones
The Candle Contest
Once upon a time, four young witches visited an elder at her small house where they talked long into the night about many wondrous things. Finally it came time to sleep and the elder said, "I'm sorry friends... but there is only one spare bed, so the...
Poetry & Fable >> Fables
Fehu
Fehu is the first rune of the 24-rune Elder Futhark, and the first rune of the first aett. Fehu is the reconstructed Old Germanic name of this rune, which as its initial sound suggests, has the phonetic value of "F." It is known as Fe in Old Norse,...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Hagalaz
I can't believe I'm now starting on the Second Aett of the Elder Futhark. Time is indeed flying by! Looks like this is a highly auspicious, or at least a very fitting time for me to write this article! While Hagalaz literally means "hail" as in ice...
Divination >> Rune Stones

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elder runes. Some of the writing on the borders is said to be ancient runes. (Facebook).
The Weekly Rune -- Sowilo
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Reclusive novelist Dominic Cooper: what do writers do when the words no longer
The five-line script, written in Icelandic in 1986, was a tribute to his recently deceased father, translated again using the Elder Futhark: the runic alphabet favoured by Vikings and ancient Saxons. “Of course I chose bloody granite, didn't I?
The Weekly Rune -- Jera
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