Authentic Old European Master Crafted Magical Arts™

Illinois, United States · 21889 Sales


Authentic Old European Master Crafted Magical Arts™

Illinois, United States 21889 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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ArtisanWitchcrafts is taking a short break


Note from shop owner WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY® will be taking a short break beginning Thursday (7/21) through Wednesday (7/27). All current outstanding orders will continue to be processed, completed and shipped out during this time while the shop is on break. Be blessed ~ Lori

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Last updated on Jul 21, 2016

WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY® will be taking a short break beginning Thursday (7/21) through Wednesday (7/27). All current outstanding orders will continue to be processed, completed and shipped out during this time while the shop is on break. Be blessed ~ Lori


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Authentic Old European Master Crafted Magical Arts™

WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY® is a small one-person home-based shoppe offering a large array of artisan witch wares master crafted in the full spirit of authentic traditional Old European Celtic-Germanic Witchcraft touched with Appalachian, Jewish and Slavic folk magic.

Ancestor work is a large part of my personal spiritual practice as a Witch. My primary genetic ancestral roots are Celtic-Germanic Northern & Northwestern European (with my deep genetic ancestral root localizing to Sweden). By both DNA analysis and oral family tradition, my ancestors hail from Austria, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary (including Budapest Jewry), Ireland, Norway, Romania, Scotland, Slovakia, Sweden, Ukraine and Wales. My most recent ethnic roots are English, Irish and German.

Born with magical awareness (see my profile) and mystically initiated as a small child, both my ancestral genetic motherline and fatherline are part of the ancient populations archeologist Marija Gimbutas called "Old Europe", with my old world genetic roots reaching deeply into the ancient mysteries of Europe's enchanted Black Forest, the magical Danube River Valley Civilization, the old ways of the animistic Native European Shamans (as immortalized in ancient graphically symbolic cave art paintings), and prehistoric Paleolithic Europe. Both my ancestral genetic motherline and fatherline are Cro-Magnon lineages.

A daughter of Clan Ursula, my ancestral genetic U5b1b1-T16192C! motherline is the foundational lineage of the Saami (the indigenous reindeer-herding population of northern Scandinavia). The U5 ancestral clade is the oldest extant indigenous European motherline among modern humans and the dominant maternal lineage among Paleolithic and Mesolithic European hunter-gatherers.

A daughter of Clan Wodan (the only pre-Neolithic Y-lineage left in Europe), my paternal ancestral I-M223 (I2b1) genetic fatherline is also indigenous to Europe (arising in Ice Age Doggerland which became submerged under the North Sea) and is a Northern Germanic-Fennoscandian Anglo-Saxon Viking fatherline.

A daughter of the Clan of the Cave Lioness, the Old European cave lioness (Panthera leo spelaea) of prehistoric Europe is my ancestral clan totem (as evidenced by the 40,000 year old Löwenfrau lioness-woman mammoth ivory figurine of Germany's Hohlenstein Stadel) and my own shamanic journey guide. The largest of the wild cats ever known to walk the earth, revered by prehistoric Cro-Magnon and Neanderthal humankinds, images of the great wild huntress, the European cave lioness, adorn the walls of the renowned Chauvet Cave in France. During the Pleistocene, cave lions were among the most abundant and feared predators of prehistoric Europe. The great lioness hunts expertly for her pride, making her the epitome of "the wild huntress" archetype (as is my shamanic patroness, ancient ancestral goddess Abnoba of Europe's enchanted Black Forest). Felines are the most proficient and successful hunters of the animal kingdom, boldly embodying fearlessness, the power of silence and patience, warrior stealth, courage, ferocity, focus, nobility, integrity, leadership, skill and dominion. As am I, solar symbol cats are themselves nocturnal, cloaked in and moving with the lunar energy of the night moon - unifying within ourselves both the masculine and feminine mysteries into a complete wholeness of spirit.

Both my maternal and paternal families have American roots deep in Kentucky - my paternal family hails specifically from the Cumberland Gap in the Appalachian mountains where old ancestral ways still flourish among the mountain folk.

By genetic analysis, I am 1.9% Neanderthal and 2.3% Denisovan (archaic human species coexisting with Homo sapiens sapiens in ancient Europe and Asia for at least 10,000 years).

Of scientifically proven authentic Old World European genetic ancestry, my spiritual essence and artisan heritage flow from an esteemed bloodline of Old English chandlers (which includes Josiah Franklin, the father of American founding father, Grand Master Mason Benjamin Franklin).

As a Witch, this ancestral knowledge and heritage provides me with a powerful conscious link to my Mighty Ancestors (the Master Witches of my People) and the Sacred Powers of Ancestral Tradition.

Created in harmony with honored sacred cycles of old ways ancestral tradition, with extra attention to detail, and within the context of sacred ritual craftworking, every handcrafted item at WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY® reverberates with magical energy and potency. Handcrafts are each master crafted with empowered tydor by the Lori, the witch of WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY® and are not mass or employee produced. Magical quality, not volume sales, drives the spirit of WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY®.

At WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY® I strive to practice the Craft with integrity and to pass the energy of this integrity on to you, my friends and clients, through the lovely offerings purchased from my shoppe. Blessed be you through the practice of ethical Witchcraft, by the spirits of the Land upon which you live, and by the collective Folksoul(s) of the Lands from which your unique soul derives.

Dare to be true to yourself.

Thank you for your patronage and business,
"Old Ways Witchery At Its Finest"™

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  • Lori, the Witch of Witchcrafts Artisan Alchemy

    Owner, Inspired Designer, Artisan Master Chandler

    A registered professional nurse and biochemist by education, I am an artisan master chandler, alchemist and old ways witch by birth and practice. From Old World European ancestry, I practice Witchcraft rooted in the Folk Traditions of my ancestors.

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Made To Order Handcrafts

WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY® is a small one-person home-based shoppe with a large ordering clientele from two websites. Although every effort is made to craft and ship your order as soon a possible, magical products are made and empowered with intent within a ritual context, and while most orders ship within days to 10 weeks, please allow up to 12 weeks from the date of cleared payment for orders to be crafted and shipped. USPS package tracking information (domestic orders) or the International Customs Number (international orders) of your package will be emailed to you when your order ships out. You may check the shipping status of your order(s) on the purchase order invoice in your "Purchases" section of your Etsy account.

Candle and Herb Safety

NEVER LEAVE A BURNING CANDLE UNATTENDED. Never burn a candle on or near anything that can catch fire. Keep candles out of the reach of children and pets. Keep burning candles away from drafts, vents, ceiling fans and air currents. Keep candle wicks trimmed to 1/4" (paraffin) or 1/8" (soy) before each use to keep candles burning correctly. Take special care when burning candles with herbs, resins or other adornments, as these things may catch fire. Remove these things before lighting. WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY® and The National Candle Association urge consumers to follow these additional rules for candle and herb safety -

Oils, Potions and Unctions

Oils, potions and unctions by WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY® are for EXTERNAL USE ONLY and are not intended for human consumption, internal use of any kind, or introduction into the bodily system of any living organism.

Product Use Customer Responsibility

It is the responsibility of the buyer to educate herself or himself regarding herbs and product ingredients. It is the policy of WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY® not to offer advice or teach regarding the medical use or natural chemical properties of herbs, herbal compounds, botanicals, oils or any other product ingredient. If you are pregnant, nursing or on medications, please check with your family doctor before using any new product. Although my products are handmade using the finest quality ingredients, as with any natural or synthetic ingredient, the possibility of allergic reaction is not eliminated. If you experience any discomfort or abnormal reaction, discontinue use and consult a medical professional.

Product Variation

Please allow for natural variations in products. No two items are ever exactly alike, as each one is individually handcrafted. Charms, ribbons and other adornments may occasionally vary if a specific adornment is out of stock - this may occur from time to time, especially during busy holiday seasons. Candle wax and pigment characteristics also vary from batch to batch which may result in natural mottling and color variations. Every effort will be made to ensure that your item arrives to you as closely as possible as pictured and/or described in the item description.

Wholesale Availability

Though many brick and mortar shops both domestically and internationally have expressed an interest in carrying items from WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY®, this shoppe does not offer wholesale ordering. My exclusive offerings are not sold wholesale to retail outlets for resale, and are available only at WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY®.

Product Resale Prohibited

By placing an order with WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY®, you agree that you are making the purchase for personal use and not for resale. WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY® DOES NOT AUTHORIZE resale of my products.

Disclaimer Regarding Ritual Aids

WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY® does not guarantee the outcome of any ritual or spell with the use of my products. My products are intended for use as aids in ritual and spiritual work.

Liability Disclaimers

Any information, products or services provided by WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY® is not a substitute for legal professional, medical professional, financial professional or any other licensed professional advice. WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY® and its affiliates accept no liability and shall not be held responsible for any injuries, damages, or losses resulting from the use or misuse of products purchased from this shoppe. Purchasing shoppe products signifies your acceptance of this statement and releases WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY® and its affiliates from all liability.

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All content of this shoppe site © WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY®. No part of the content including design(s), logo, trademark slogans, images, unique product concept(s), product design(s), product trade name(s), product image(s), product description(s) and product(s) may be used without prior express written permission. "Witchcrafts Artisan Alchemy" is the federally Registered Trademark of WITCHCRAFTS ARTISAN ALCHEMY®. All rights reserved.