Created the night of the New Moon (Oct. 28, 2008).
Empowered with the thin veil energy on Samhain/Halloween (Oct. 31,
This candle is meant to honor the dead and/or to be used to contact
the spirit of your loved ones and ancestors.
Traditionally, orange candles are used for courage,
concentration, and to conjure forth psychic visions and messages.
We add orange glitter to represent the glowing embers and dancing
flames of the sacred Samhain bonfires of old.
Black is known to absorb and neutralize negative
energy vibrations, also to counteract evil. The black glitter and
ribbon provide protection for you while contacting spirits.
A rectangular smoky quartz resembles a doorway or
portal of some kind. Smoky quartz draws the entities and paranormal
phenomena into one's auric field and down to one's own perception,
making it easier for a person to experience it. It helps to enhance
one's psychic ability to see spirits or ghosts.
At first we had a hard time coming up with the scent.
Most references for contacting spirits gave protective scents but
not those specifically for the spirits themselves. Then we found
three references to a combination of equal parts lavender (lavendula
augustifolia) and sandalwood (santalum album) to attract
good (as opposed to evil) spirits. The only problem is that the
price of sandalwood has skyrocketed recently and we needed more
to make the candles. We decided to use this traditional blend but
to charge a bit more to cover the cost of the sandalwood. I think
you will agree that it is worth the extra dollar.
The sandalwood oil was purchased from a reliable source and is