Raise your magickal practice to a new level with this easy-to-use, detailed guide to the athame. Tracing this impressive tool from ancient times to present day, The Witch’s Athame presents the symbolism, history, and modern uses of the ritual blade. Discover all the steps in finding the right athame, consecrating it, and using it in your practice. Full of practical applications for both the circle and the home, The Witch’s Athame shows you how to utilize the ritual blade to its highest potential. Also featured throughout are “Getting to the Point,” short segments of wisdom by knowledgeable writers. From contemporary athames made of stone and crystal to folklore about knives in magickal usage, this book connects you with Witches, Pagans, and magicians from across the centuries.