Oil Lamps of Golden Sol
Inspired by a workshop given by Professor Charles Porterfield on conjure lamps in the hoodoo tradition at the Viridis Genii Symposium 2019, glass vessels were suffumigated and filled with consecrated Sol in Leo herbal mix before being filled with golden, odorless, and clean burning paraffin lamp oil during the height of the election.
Contents include, among other high quality ingredients, sunflower harvested during the day and hour of the Sun, bay laurel, saffron, ginger, bloodstone, heliotrope, cedar, frankincense, and 24k gold.
As taught by the charisma-laden conjureman, the light (and shadow) from lamps (and candles, no doubt) can be guided with the use of mirrors to shine in certain directions, upon photographs or specific items for additional magical utility. It was this point in particular that inspired the idea that such light could also be used to feed, magnify, and activate talismans, and experiments since have successfully confirmed that suspicion!
A benefit oil lamps in particular possess over candles is that they can be eternally refilled, vastly increasing the span of their application and usefulness. Burn as you would a candle to invoke the Sun in Leo’s light. Keep on altars for success, fame/ reputation, healing, or personal meditation. Shine the light on Solar talismans and implements to empower, activate, and magnify their charge.
These particular lamps are round in honor of Sol, appearing from the top as the Sun’s glyph itself. Comes with a 6″ tall glass chimney for increased safety and protection against wind. Keep on a stable, flat surface, do not jostle, and never burn unattended.
Only 6 oil lamps were created during the Sol in Leo series election, 4 of which are being offered to the public.
Available for $360
All due praise + thanks to Prof. Porterfield for being a source of illumination and inspiration 🙌
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|Dimensions||6.5 × 3.5 × 3.5 in|
Sun — Good for people who are Solar deficient and need support for the natal Sun
No — Contains ethically, legally harvested animal components
Sunrise, August 9th, 2019, hour of Sol. Chart in image gallery.