This item sold on June 11, 2013.
Wood: Cocobolo & Tulipwood
Weight: 2.5 oz
Crafted: June 6, 2011
The beauty of this wand is in the detail of the design and the color of the wood. The brightly colored Tulipwood shaft and Cocobolo handle are all natural; no dye or stain has been added. Both woods are hard and dense and have interesting grain patterns.
This wand is a unique quality handcrafted work of art. I sanded it silky smooth on the lathe to 1000 grit. Then it was buffed with a finish of shellac and natural waxes. Handle and shaft woods are doweled and glued together with epoxy before turned on the lathe.
I work in a variety of domestic and exotic woods and would love to do custom work if you wish to create your own design. Email me via Etsy with your wand, turning projects or other wood working ideas.
Magical qualities of wood used to make wand:
Wood Origin: Mexico to South America
Gender Association: Very strongly Masculine
Planetary Association: Mercury, Jupiter
Elemental Association: Fire
Other magical properties:
Cocobolo is the wood of passion. Within it courses the energy of the flame, burning hot with desire, sexuality, ambition, adventure, even rage. A purely masculine energy radiates from the wood. This wood's energy would be a good tool for goal-oriented people. It will encourage ambition and achievement, and a thirst for knowledge and understanding in whatever the matter is at hand. Cocobolo boosts intuitive luck, but can lead to rash or hasty decisions. Its energy is adventurous, and may lead a person into danger or travel far from their level of usual comfort. This is not always a bad thing.
Wood Origin: Brazil
Gender Association: Feminine
Planetary Association: The Moon and Venus
Elemental Association: Water
Other magical properties:
Tulipwood is part of the rosewood family. It carries with it many of the traits of other rosewoods, with a few unique traits as well. A very powerful feminine energy radiates from this wood. It would be extraordinary if used in moon magic, and anything having to do with creativity, intuitions, and beauty, and natural cycles. This would be an excellent wood for divination. The primary element of this wood is water. Water usually brings with it a calm and peaceful effect. However, the energy of this wood contains the full spectrum of water energy, both peaceful and destructive. It is as though the very energy of the Goddess rests within the wood; beautiful and serene, yet powerful and proud. The wood carries an overall positive energy, and also may be used to bring about affluence and wealth. One of the most powerful woods we have ever encountered, with a very diverse and potent energy.