My first smudge fan creation

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Finished my first smudge fan. I gathered and cut eucalyptus branches and made it into the handle of the fan. I collect feathers and within my stash found some pretty pheasant feathers, the most beautiful dark blue goose feathers, green mossy colored rooster feathers, some natural colored rust rooster feathers and lastly a classic peacock feather. The leather wrapped around the hand is recycled from a leather sample for upholstery. I accented the handle with two faced grey diopisde stones which is amazing for grounding and connecting with the earth. The bottom stone is that of a clear quartz for magnifying the intentions set using the fan. The stones are attached to the handle using copper wire, I’m hoping the copper will patina for a well used look.  I’m looking forward to making more fans and welcome anyone to make a special request to add to your magical tools. You can order this piece or make a special request on my etsy site.

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Smudges

I’ve been on the look out for making different smudges and found some great inspiration. Turns out they’re a ton of different smudges available. I love the idea of making my own. My plan will be to start my own herb garden from which I will be drying herbs into wonderful little bundles to make my very own smudges, don’t worry I’ll make them available on my esty site for all to enjoy. Here are the wonderful pieces I found so far.

Here's a great set of three: Sage, Mugwort and Cedar.

An awesome set of three: Sage, Mugwort and Cedar.

Source: Juniper Ridge

I think this photo just captures the essence of smudging, so pretty.

I think this photo just captures the essence of smudging, so pretty. NI’m not quite sure what herbs are used here.

Source: Cosmic American

I think these win for being the most pretty smudges. It's a smudge of Lavender, Rosemary and roses. Which helps with peace, harmony and restful sleep.

I think these win for being the most pretty smudges. It’s a smudge of Lavender, Rosemary and Roses. Which helps with peace, harmony and restful sleep.

 

Source: The Sage Goddess