Venus Altar, Ritual, and Offering Suggestions
Venus rituals, or even just timing your self-care and social plans in accord with Venusian tides, are wonderful ways to use astrology and ritual to enhance routine life.
There are many fires to put out and dragons to be slayed, in the world at large and in our own spheres, and applying the fine art of #diplomancy is often the most winsome approach. Venus can help, massaging her cool harmony into hot tempers and enflamed circumstances.
Fridays, Monday nights after sunset, and the hour of Venus are prime times, especially when Venus is well dignified or the Moon is in one of her signs, either Taurus or Libra.
If you would like to magnify the effects of Venus, making offerings and prayers at the appropriate times is favored.
If you already have a Venus altar, clean it. If you don’t have one, during this time is a great chance to create one! An example Venus altar could have —
- A green or white cloth (paper in a pinch!)
- One or seven (the number of Venus) white or green candles
- Seven pennies or a piece of copper (the metal Venus rules)
- The glyph/ symbol of Venus
- The planetary square of Venus
- Agrippa’s seals and symbols of Venus
- A mirror
- Diamonds, emeralds, green jade, or rose quartz
- Incense, perfume, floral essential oils, or flower essences
- A green pen that you use for writing Venus related sigils or spells
- A space for offerings. These could be fresh flowers, some honey, wine or a sweet, cool beverage, fresh fruit or juice, or something sugary. I would also advise fresh water, from a natural source is always better if you can get it, but a good magician works with what they have!
The Agrippan symbols, planetary square, and hebrew table for Venus are all at the bottom of this post. You don’t have to use them all or even understand them for them to work. You can draw them by hand or print the image off the website.
Keep in mind that sometimes ritual advice can be a little extra. You don’t HAVE to pull out all the stops. Basic workings are also effective, but often your return is in proportion to the effort you put in. That fact is as true in magic as it is everything else. Applying yourself will always render better results, and the effort expounded on a planet’s behalf becomes an aspect of your offering to it.
Treat getting ready for a Venus ritual like you’re going on a hot date. This aspect can feel theatrical, which can be fun or silly, depending on your nature, but the planets appreciate and reward the effort you put in to appeal to their own preferences, and it helps you vibe with their wavelength.
Venus likes people in a clean and attractive state. Be washed and groomed. Wear clean, attractive clothes (extra credit if they are green or white!). Don a matching lingerie set, a full face of makeup, and your finest jewelry. Or don’t! Just an option.
Light your candles and incense, if you’re using it. Take a moment to visualize the planet Venus and channel her energy into your body. Meditate on her symbols or draw them fresh.
Once you feel attuned, say the Orphic Hymn to Aphrodite. The Hymn follows, addressing Venus directly —
Heav’nly Venus, illustrious, laughter-loving queen, sea-born, night-loving, of an awesome mien;
Crafty, from whom necessity first came, producing, nightly, all-connecting dame:
‘Tis thine the world with harmony to join, for all things spring from thee, O pow’r divine.
The triple Fates are rul’d by thy decree, and all productions yield alike to thee:
Whate’er the heav’ns, encircling all contain, earth fruit-producing, and the stormy main,
Thy sway confesses, and obeys thy nod, awesome attendant of the brumal God:
Goddess of marriage, charming to the sight, mother of Loves, whom banquetings delight;
Source of persuasion, secret, fav’ring queen, illustrious born, apparent and unseen:
Spousal, lupercal, and to men inclin’d, prolific, most-desir’d, life-giving., kind:
Great sceptre-bearer of the Gods, ’tis thine, mortals in necessary bands to join;
And ev’ry tribe of savage monsters dire in magic chains to bind, thro’ mad desire.
Come, Cyprus-born, and to my pray’r incline, whether exalted in the heav’ns you shine,
Or pleas’d in Syria’s temple to preside, or o’er th’ Egyptian plains thy car to guide,
Fashion’d of gold; and near its sacred flood, fertile and fam’d to fix thy blest abode;
Or if rejoicing in the azure shores, near where the sea with foaming billows roars,
The circling choirs of mortals, thy delight, or beauteous nymphs, with eyes cerulean bright,
Pleas’d by the dusty banks renown’d of old, to drive thy rapid, two-yok’d car of gold;
Or if in Cyprus with thy mother fair, where married females praise thee ev’ry year,
And beauteous virgins in the chorus join, Adonis pure to sing and thee divine;
Come, all-attractive to my pray’r inclin’d, for thee, I call, with holy, reverent mind.
Afterward, present your offerings and thank Venus for what blessings she has already given you, and ask that she continue to provide them. An example script might be —
Lovely Venus! I am presenting to you these offerings of honey, water, flowers, incense, and wine, and thank you for all the beauty and harmony you have brought to my sphere. I pray that you bring a cooling, and moderating influence into the world and my life. Bring healing and harmony to my relationships, and sweeten the words that I speak, and those that are spoken to and about me… (you can make further specific requests, as desired). Please accept these offerings as treasured gifts, and heartfelt thanks to you, Venus, who is Most Beautiful! Amen.
You can wrap up the ritual and move on, or literally use this as an opportunity to go on a hot date!
[I do not exaggerate when I say that it would be a true delight to have someone @ me a post-Venus ritual selfie! 😍 #venusselfie]
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Venus' Aerial Delight
Anointing Oils, Incense, Powders, Series, Venus' Aerial DelightVenusian herbs and sakura blossom featured in Sphere + Sundry's maiden Venus in Libra series: damiana, fenugreek, red clover, plantain, and more, combined with Agrippan correspondences for the fixed star Spica: periwinkle, mugwort, and emerald — ritually fumigated, consecrated, and made Celestial Sacrament in the garden of our Aerial Delight election window. The Oils were immersed in 100% organic jojoba at the time of creation, before being tucked into 5-months of quiet, restorative beauty sleep alongside Her series sistren. Consecrated herbs were roused and powdered in the hour of Venus, given additional shimmering adornments of excess emerald and 22k rose gold. Essential oils of whimsical galbanum, high-femme clary sage, and sundry others. The Aerial Queen's offerings call forth a refreshing breeze — worries dispel, instantly composting into refreshing blooms of the mind-heart. "All is well" she whispers... and we believe Her! Induce emotional micro-vacations with but a drop from a vial, or a soft sprinkling of powder, or a waft of Her intoxicating incense. Lighten the load... Live and let live... Drift upon Her perfumed breeze... away from all but simple pleasures and lovely, subtle delights. Aerate your state. Take good care. Don't be so hard on yourself, and temper everything /anything life throws your way — including other series (via layering). Take the edge off of external conditions and internal states. Learn to let go, and to be, and how (be)autiful that **really**, truly is. and You are. because — if nothing else — She tells you so. and you believe Her. Draw admirers — allowing yourself the flowers and candy and care they bring. for you are Worthy. (of this and far more) Carry yourself with Her enchanting Grace... Her easy way... Her unburdened cadence. Enhance your ability to create and appreciate Art, Music, Poetry, and your own Reflection. Float gently through your own gaze, until discovering the Light of your own Eyes as a jewel more precious than any other — the Hope Diamond that never leaves you. The Pearl that needs safekeeping from all that is undeserving about this world... The eyelids a clamshell which hosts the Soul's divine Flame. Learn to hold space yourself and others... be kinder... softer... more Libran. as the Aerial Queen Herself 🌸 This Oil arrives in your selection of a 1/2 oz glass vial with keepsake emerald, pressed cherry blossom, and 22k rose gold for $84, a 10 ml rose gold plated roller ($105), or 10 ml **opaline** roller ($68). **Note that initially, green agate rollers were available for this series. We restocked using opaline on 2/23/22, which is a better fit for the roller casing. Natural materials have some size variation. If you're unhappy with how your roller rolls, please reach out so we can send a replacement! Her Incense and/ or Powder is available in your choice of 2 oz bulk pot ($90) or standard 1/2 oz vial ($30). For offerings that provide more scaffolding and support in the midst of navigating difficult scenarios, boundary reinforcement, and active (rather than passive) self-advocacy, please consider the Eirene subset as a better fit for your needs. For an idea of what the lived experience of Venus in Libra is like, peruse 39+ testimonials here.$30.00 – $105.00$30.00 – $105.00
Anointing Oils, Incense, Powders, Series, Venus' Aerial DelightBeautiful, young Eirene is the Greek Goddess of Peace, Wealth and Plenty — a member of the second triad of the Horae, oft' depicted carrying a cornucopia, scepter, torch, and rhyton in works of classical art. In a world torn apart by ideological extremism (and isolation, e.g disconnection for how words and actions impact others), this subset is for the Restoration of Faith — in Ourselves, and in Humanity. A magical invitation to return to orderly, pro-social sense and right-relationship. It provides a perfectly calibrated psychic Scale upon which to weigh our own needs and beliefs against those of the world around us, holding two spaces — equal and objective — and seeing clearly the result. How the scales rise and fall (when the bullshit has been taken off them) begs the question — What is inequitable here? What is disturbing balance? Interfering with the stable possibility of true Peace? The Eirene subset provides diplomatic gravitas and mental scaffolding to correct such dynamics, all the while issuing a cardinal edict to take action. "Harmony" is all too often established by someone selling themselves short — by sacrificing themselves at the altar of "not disturbing the peace" in response to others not carrying their own weight. "That is not sustainable", the Scales say. It is the stoking of bitterness, simultaneously crippling opportunities for growth on both sides. Thus, Eirene is for those who need to learn to stand up for themselves, and/ or to sit tf down — have fun discovering where and which! Because: not everyone else is wrong. We are not always right. We *all* have our parts and needs in relational dynamics + human beings must learn to speak *with* one another again. Be willing to correct anything that gets in the way of the most precious resource the modern world has hunted to the very edge of extinction — a sense of Peace. of Equity. of Right Accord. And therefore, Plenty. Apply to establish inner and exterior balance. To become more Gracious and Judicial in word, thought, and deed. Before yoga, meditative contemplation, or other activities that emphasize balance. Or difficult conversations, boundary setting moments, and times where honesty tempered by good faith make all the difference. Anoint the temples, back of the neck, the wrists, lower back, heart, and hips. Created during the Venus' Aerial Delight election window, with additions of dove feather, wheat stalk, freshwater pearl, ashwaganda, vanilla bean, olive leaf, and jasmine. Master root, deer's tongue, white lotus, slippery elm, corn flower, devil's shoestring, rosemary, and royal jelly powder (the nectar upon which the Queen Bee feeds). Ritually harvested peace lily, emerald, freshwater pearl, and 22k rose gold. The Oil is a combination of organic olive and jojoba. Lavender soothes agitation, hyssop makes way for redemption, and manuka offers grounded, Saturnian stability. Eirene says: "In order to have peace, we must pave Roads to Redemption." Roads which begin with honest, good faith conversations, wherein Hard boundaries and Soft boundaries can be established. The space in the middle, a battleground (or is it a garden?) wherein to establish our diplomatic aims. Advocate for yourself and others. Intervene where there is inequity. and do so from a place of Libran balance — well considered, thoughtful, and moderated, fortified with Saturnian scaffolding. Akin to Venus in Libra/ core Aerial Delight x Immortal Heart x Deneb Algedi, but a beautiful thing all Her own. Probably the most useful, life-changing offering I've ever made — at least for this people-pleasing, boundary-challenged, self-sacrificing yet Mars-y Libra... Learn Scale Gnosis, and practice the fine art of Diplomancy. Oil of Eirene arrives in your selection of a 1/2 oz glass vial with freshwater pearl, emerald, and 22k rose gold for $84, a 10 ml rose gold plated roller ($105), or 10 ml rose quartz roller ($68). Eirene's Incense and/ or Powder is available in your choice of 2 oz bulk pot ($90) or standard 1/2 oz vial ($30). Note that the Aerial Queen's subset is for more generalized Venus in Libra things — more appropriate for relaxation, enjoyment, and the like...$30.00 – $105.00$30.00 – $105.00
Bath Salts, Face + Body, Salts, Series, Venus' Aerial DelightOrganic Venusian herbs consecrated during our Aerial Delight election, Dead Sea salt, magnesium flake, honey, essential oils, copper leaf, and shimmering mica. Worries drift away in a perfumed breeze. Or down the drain, rather. Use alone or in Bathing Rituals to establish Right Relationship between Self + Self, or Self + Other. After coming home from work, before bed, or anytime you need a magical dose of self-care for self-love's sake. Clear the way between your body-mind, mind-body and the Venusian Sphere... A curious effect I've noticed when using these Bath Salts, is that I prefer much more temperate water than usual. I hung out long after the bath cooled down, losing all sense of time, dolphin-ing around and enjoying the music. Personal or universal? Only time x testimonials will tell... Offered in an airtight 8 oz bale top glass jar for $35, 16 oz bulk pot for $70, or unbreakable 18 oz (by weight) bath bundle for $65 (enough to refill the bulk pot). Please note that the gold-green mica in these salts will stay on the skin, making you shimmer like a sun-soaked Twilight vampire. If you do not desire this effect, please use soap and a washcloth following your bath, instead of simply rinsing.$35.00 – $70.00
Kolonías, Series, Venus' Aerial Delight, WatersGrain alcohol, Shasta water, colloidal gold, colloidal copper, chlorophyl (natural source of color and ruled by Venus), essential oils, and freshwater pearl. Consecrated on the mound of our Aerial Delight operation, useful for clearing the field of anything impeding the Venusian and Libran arcana from entering our Selves + Spheres. Perform a quick aura cleanse to dismiss anxiety, calm and release... breathe freely. Use before anointing or applying any other Venus offering to boost their manifest results + ability to guide state. Clear Venusian talismans, objects, and amulets, add to floor washes, baths, or essential oil diffusers. Scent and condition the hands before rituals, rites, and the the creation of beautiful 'nusian delights 🌸 Turkish colognes are often sprinkled upon the hands before entering one’s household or business establishment, providing some natural sanitation and also a delightful scent. This can be used in such a way, or as a type of Venusian Florida Water for energetic cleansing, drawing peace, love, and adoration — anytime or before ritual. Makes it difficult for nasties to glom on or penetrate the auric body. Shake well to integrate and disburse drops of essential oil before use. Energy Clearing Protocol For energetic cleansing, sprinkle about a half teaspoon onto the palms of the hands and gently but thoroughly rub together for 10 or so seconds, coating both sides. The hands can float 2 inches from the body or be lightly touching it. Stand and run your palms from the crown of your head down the back of the head, then start from the top again, going down the front of your face and body, all the way down to the tops of your feet. If you feel any areas “sticking”, continue stroking them until energies disperse, and then proceed with downward sweeping. Continue skimming from the head downward, running your cologned hands across every surface area, including under the arms, groin, and rear, concluding with the bottoms of the feet by lifting them. You can “flick” the energy off if it feels right, or it will dissipate naturally, however you prefer. Take 10-30 seconds to close your eyes and integrate the cleansing, feeling the shift, and thank Venus for her protection, sealing the auric body from that which does not serve. Kolonías can also be used before performing reiki, energy work, or any other healing activity, on clients or loved ones. It can be done on the self, objects, or 3rd parties. Other Applications This can also be added to baths, floor washes, essential oil diffusers, or dishes of water kept at the bedside for love-drawing and clarifying. Extraordinarily versatile, effective, and p o t e n t . Offered in a 1.7 oz glass woozy bottle for $35, or bulk 5 oz for $105$35.00 – $105.00$35.00 – $105.00
Honeys, Series, Venus' Aerial DelightOrganic raw honey, mixed with consecrated, fumigated herbs of Venusian accord in the breeze of our Aerial Delight. Later strained and poured into pots for pre-fab honey spells of the highest order. Add as a component in sweetening and compelling work, or for those aimed at relational accord, glamour, and sociability. Use for honey pot spells. Add tiny amounts to baths and floor washes. Offered in a 2 oz glass pot with rose gold and emerald for $35$35.00
Series, Tinctures, Venus' Aerial Delight100% ingredients: organic damiana leaf, organic raspberry leaf, organic red clover blossom, organic yarrow flower, organic chamomile flower, organic jasmine flower, organic passion flower, organic mugwort, organic plantain leaf, organic periwinkle, organic wild yam root, organic fenugreek seed, solomon's seal, vanilla, tonka bean, and royal jelly. Immersed in top shelf vodka with rose gold during our Aerial Delight election, shaken in the days and hours of Venus. Anoint that which you do not want getting oily. Add to floor washes. Offered in a 1/2 oz glass jar with dropper cap and 22k rose gold for $35, or 1 oz for $70 Please Note: This was not created in a commercial kitchen to GMP standards, so it is not suitable or intended for consumption. Additionally, internal consumption may disrupt hormonal balance — important for those who are pregnant or on birth control! Use externally to anoint yourself or objects. Keep this (and all our wares) out of reach of children. Any internal consumption undertaken at the user’s sole risk and liability.$35.00 – $70.00
Body Butters, Face + Body, Series, Venus' Aerial DelightSince I don't currently have any process photos from creating the Body Butter, enjoy this photo of a Venus-drunk Sumo pawing at the model bottles! The Disney Princess effect is alive and well 😹 Cats love Venus. Kids love Venus. *Everyone* loves Venus... A proprietary combination of herbally infused, skin nourishing oils, shea butter, coconut oil, vanilla bean, and ylang ylang essential oil, whipped with 22kt rose gold. "It's like someone walked by with a cupcake..." one of the Helpers remarked. Light, airy, and drool-worthy. The perfect Aerial complement to the Empress' rich decadence, but no less exceptionally d e l i c i o u s . Apply to release stress, settle into your own skin, and feel lighter, brighter, and more beautiful 🕊 Offered in a 2 oz glass jar for $33, or 6 oz bulk pot for $78 Note: These Body Butters will go out of stock and be resurrected as additional batches get (quite literally) whipped up. Peruse reviews of our others to get a sense of their efficacy...$33.00 – $78.00$33.00 – $78.00
Candles, Series, Venus' Aerial DelightBeeswax, dyed green, poured over consecrated Venus' Aerial Delight herbal mix + powdered with 22kt rose gold, emerald, freshwater pearl and within our election window. Burn to set the stage for socializing, romance, or diplomatic engagement... Use in works of candle magic toward Venusian or Libran aims... Light during weekly Venus devotions... Offered in the client's selection of a 2 oz glass jar ($91), or ultra long-lasting slim vigil for $168 Pillars were also poured for this election, but will be released at a later date...$91.00 – $168.00$91.00 – $168.00
Series, Steep + Smokes, Venus' Aerial Delight100% ingredients: Organic damiana leaf, organic raspberry leaf, organic red clover blossom, organic yarrow flower, organic chamomile flower, organic jasmine flower, organic passion flower, organic mugwort, organic plantain leaf, organic periwinkle, vanilla bean. Smokeable, steepable herbs of Venusian virtue, consecrated during our Aerial Delight election. Add to floor washes or spiritual baths. Smoke alone, or partied to Mother Mary Jane. Offered in a 2.5 oz tin for $30, or 4 oz bulk pot for $49$30.00 – $49.00$30.00 – $49.00
Salves, Series, Venus' Aerial DelightRed clover blossom, fenugreek seed, yarrow flower, mugwort, raspberry leaf, plantain leaf, jasmine flower, damiana leaf, valerian root, slipper elm bark, passion flower, and chamomile flowers in a 1:1 ratio of organic jojoba and extra virgin olive oils. Combined with fumigated herbs during our Aerial Delight election window and left to imbue for 5+ months before being strained, melted with organic beeswax and essential oils, spangled with 22k rose gold and poured into tins. Apply to the low back, feet, neck and shoulders, or wherever your heart desires... well, almost anywhere the heart desires. Invite lightness and relaxation. Less good for pain relief than most of our other salves, but great for releasing emotional and mental stress, and enjoying a nice evening of romance or conversation. Offered in a 2.5 oz tin for $72, or 4 oz bulk pot for $105$72.00 – $105.00$72.00 – $105.00
Face + Body, Masks + Polishes, Series, Venus' Aerial DelightPowdered saltwater pearl + vanilla bean. Wet the face with warm water or apply following a light steam. Make sure the fingers are moist, but not wet, before pouring a small mound onto them. Pat onto the skin to keep it from falling off, and gently rub in soft, circular motions for 1-2 minutes or until you feel it has dissolved. Rinse with warm water and dry. Optionally, follow with our Aerial Queen's Rose Gold + Honey Beautifying Mask. Offered in a 1/2 oz vial for $27$27.00$27.00
Face + Body, Masks + Polishes, Series, Venus' Aerial DelightHoney infused with consecrated Venus' Aerial Delight beautifying herbal blend + emeralds before being finely strained. Whipped with bean, 22kt rose gold, frankincense, and geranium. Clean and exfoliate the skin, perhaps with some Vanilla Bean Pearl Polish, and dry completely. Apply a quarter sized squeeze to dry fingers and begin spreading gently across the skin, which will become easier to spread as it warms. Once a thin layer covers the entire face (and optionally, neck + décolleté), begin patting gently and quickly with the fingers until the mask thickens and becomes tacky — bringing blood flow, and resulting in additional softness/ exfoliation. Leave on for 10-20 minutes. Rinse with warm water. Tone and proceed with skin care as usual. Clarifies, softens, makes more beautiful 🌸 Offered in a 1 oz silicone squeezy for $35 Selfie in gallery taken following application of this Mask + the Beauty Oil (and makeup, obvs!)... Peruse testimonials from Venus in Libra I's Whipped Honey Mask here + here...$35.00
Venus' Aerial DelightModeled in hard carver’s wax, and Cast in Electrum; an 80/20 alloy of silver and gold [with calcined salts of pearl, damiana, honey, and orris root]. Casting was accompanied by suffumigation of S+S Empress Series planetary incense, and Sage sown and harvested on previous spica elections. Venus + Spica Pendant An image of a man of beautiful countenance, with long hair and venusian features - brought about by Austin's suggestestion of the Hindu deity Śukra "Light, Brightness" [identified with Venus] as inspiration for an image in this unique election. On the reverse side is an image of outstreached wings surrounding a 1.3 carat emerald, a precious gem of shared rulership with both Venus and Spica. Engraved above them are the planetary sigil of venus from Arabic manuscripts of the Ghayat Al Hakim, and the symbol of Spica from Liber Hermetis [de 15 stellis tractans et 15 herbis et 15 lapidibus et 15 figuris]. Venus + Spica Ornate Pendant An image of Venus - the face of the goddess carved in high releif, clothed heavenly raiment. She is crowned with a gold diadem of wings modeled after the greater bird-of-paradise of southwest New Guinea. In the center of the diadem is a prong-set 1.3-1.5 carat emerald; a precious gem of shared rulership with both Venus and Spica. Each talisman arrives in a keepsake jewelry box bearing a wax seal of the sigil of spica from Liber Hermetis [de 15 stellis tractans et 15 herbis et 15 lapidibus et 15 figuris], and includes a 20" silver chain.$777.00 – $3,906.00$777.00 – $3,906.00
Series, Talismanic Perfumes, Venus' Aerial DelightThee Elizabeth Barrial of iconic indie perfume house Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab (and Head Bruja in Charge @ Twilight Alchemy Lab) crafted the following luscious scents in our Aerial Delight election window —$45.00 – $225.00
APHRODITE’S HARVEST (SOLD OUT! SORRY! 😭) Both an attraction oil and an oil of good fortune, Aphrodite’s Harvest confers riches through beauty and the arts, removes scarcity and fear of scarcity, and grants an abundance of sensuous boons. This oil can also be used to draw in lovers and opportunities for exposure and advancement in the arts. Lilac from the TAL garden (Syringa vulgaris), lemon verbena essential oil and herb from the TAL garden (Aloysia citriodora), catnip essential oil and herb from the TAL garden (Nepeta cataria), lemon essential oil and peel from the TAL garden (Citrus x limon), Sri Lankan lime essential oil and peel (Citrus x aurantifolia), cardamom essential oil and green pods (Elettaria cardamomum), lemongrass essential oil and leaf from the TAL garden (Cymbopogon flexuosus), Bulgarian rose absolute (Rosa damascene), red sage root (Salvia miltiorrhiza), vetiver essential oil (Vetiveria zizanioides), periwinkle (Vinca minor), white sage from the TAL garden (Salvia apiana) and clary sage essential oil (Salvia sclarea), mugwort essential oil and herb from the TAL garden (Artemisia vulgaris), mandrake root (Mandragora officinarum), and red clover blossoms from the TAL garden (Trifolium pratense).
HER EYES THAT WERE FULL OF SHINING She recognized the round, sweet throat of the goddess and her desirable breasts and her eyes that were full of shining. This is an oil that amplifies and enhances beauty and sensuality while rekindling libido. This oil is used to bolster self-confidence, rekindle your love of your own body, and to help you find comfort and pleasure in, with, and through your body. Rose petals and rose absolute (Rosa damascene), patchouli essential oil and leaf (Pogostemon cablin), red vegetal musk, benzoin oil and resin (Styrax tonkinensis, Styrax benzoin), tonka beans (Dipteryx odorata), vanilla absolute and vanilla bean (Vanilla planifolia), cubeb essential oil and berries (Litsea cubeba), wild-harvested damiana leaf (Turnera diffusa), peppermint essential oil and leaf from the TAL garden (Mentha x piperita), spearmint essential oil and leaf (Mentha spicata), periwinkle (Vinca minor), white sage from the TAL garden (Salvia apiana) and clary sage essential oil (Salvia sclarea), mugwort essential oil and herb from the TAL garden (Artemisia vulgaris), mandrake root (Mandragora officinarum), and red clover blossoms from the TAL garden (Trifolium pratense). (Please do not use on your genitals or any other sensitive body parts.)
LAUGHTER-LOVING Mother of laughter, and welspring of blisse. An oil for kindness and affection, for rekindling joy and pleasure, and for learning how to laugh again, especially when your heart has been cold and silent for too long. Rose petals and rose absolute (Rosa damascene), catnip essential oil and herb from the TAL garden (Nepeta cataria), passionflower (Passiflora incarnata), tonka beans (Dipteryx odorata), hawthorn berries (Crataegus laevigata), carnation petals and leaf from the TAL garden (Dianthus caryophyllus), benzoin absolute (Styrax benzoin), periwinkle (Vinca minor), white sage from the TAL garden (Salvia apiana) and clary sage essential oil (Salvia sclarea), mugwort essential oil and herb from the TAL garden (Artemisia vulgaris), mandrake root (Mandragora officinarum), red clover blossoms from the TAL garden (Trifolium pratense), strawberry fruit compound, wild currant fruit compound, sandalwood essential oil (Santalum spicatum), and jasmine absolute and flowers (Jasminum grandiflorum).
THE CLOAK OF APHRODITE Aphrodite clothed herself with garments which the Kharites and Horae had made for her and dyed in flowers of spring - such flowers as the Horae wear - in crocus and hyacinth and flourishing violet and the rose's lovely bloom, so sweet and delicious, and heavenly buds, the flowers of the narcissus and lily. In such perfumed garments is Aphrodite clothed at all seasons. Though this is an oil of sensuality and sensual delight, it is also an oil of the arts: creating art, appreciating art, embracing art. This oil amplifies personal beauty in all forms, and amplifies the power of the arts to sustain us, resolve conflict, and educate us. It is an oil that enhances the power of art to create a sense of harmony, concord, and community. Crocus petals from the TAL garden (Crocus sativus), paperwhite narcissus petals from the TAL garden (Narcissus papyraceus), hyacinth petals from the TAL garden (Hyacinthus orientalis), Madonna lily petals from the TAL garden (Lilium candidum), rose petals and rose absolute (Rosa damascene), violet absolute (Viola odorata), Himalayan amber oil (Oleum succini), vetiver essential oil (Vetiveria zizanioides), tonka beans (Dipteryx odorata), benzoin oil and resin (Styrax tonkinensis, Styrax benzoin), red sandalwood (Pterocarpus soyauxii), beeswax absolute (Cera alba), periwinkle (Vinca minor), white sage from the TAL garden (Salvia apiana) and clary sage essential oil (Salvia sclarea), mugwort essential oil and herb from the TAL garden (Artemisia vulgaris), mandrake root (Mandragora officinarum), and red clover blossoms from the TAL garden (Trifolium pratense).
A DISTANT SONG Whether awake or sleeping, I cannot rest for long: By my casement comes creeping A distant song. A song like the chiming of silver Bells which the breezes play, Seeming to float for ever Towards an unseen day: A song that is weary with sorrow, Yet knows not any defeat: Through the past, through to-day, through to-morrow, It echoes on life’s long street. Could I but make words of its power, Bring it from the future here, Men’s souls would be waking, that hour, To the victory against fear. But the vague sweet stanza befools me With its calm joy, time after time, And no failure here ever schools me To cease from an idle rhyme. That music afar, unspoken, ’Tis I have done it wrong: I caught, and I have broken, A distant song. This oil was inspired by a poem that reflects an aspect of Venus' dance with Spica: A Distant Song by John Gould Fletcher. This oil assists in healing emotional wounds caused by fear, pain or resentment. It helps enable people to be more loving and more receptive to love. Benzoin oil and resin (Styrax tonkinensis, Styrax benzoin), red sandalwood (Pterocarpus soyauxii), cardamom essential oil and green pods (Elettaria cardamomum), cherry fruit compound, fig fruit compound and leaf from the TAL garden, Bulgarian rose absolute (Rosa damascene), honey absolute (Apis mellifera), periwinkle (Vinca minor), white sage from the TAL garden (Salvia apiana) and clary sage essential oil (Salvia sclarea), mugwort essential oil and herb from the TAL garden (Artemisia vulgaris), mandrake root (Mandragora officinarum), red clover blossoms from the TAL garden (Trifolium pratense), mimosa absolute (Acacia dealbata), manuka essential oil (Leptospermum scoparium), angelica essential oil and root (Angelica archangelica), red mandarin essential oil (Citrus reticulata), and patchouli essential oil and leaf (Pogostemon cablin).
Offered for $45 each, or full quintette for $225$45.00 – $225.00
Hydrosol Sprays, Series, Venus' Aerial Delight, WatersWater collected from the headwaters of Mt. Shasta, distilled across multiple copper alembics with jasmine, emerald, and freshwater pearl starting in the hour of Venus on the day of our Aerial Delight. Colloidal gold, colloidal copper, and sparkling mica. Spray upon one's self to establish a sense of peaceful serenity, washing away worry and anxiety in a soft, shimmering breeze. Spray over Altars and icons, bed linens and the set of social gatherings to establish a light and lovely Venusian atmosphere. Offered in a 1/2 oz travel or sample size glass spray bottle ($30), or full 2 oz for $66. Please note: this spray will coat whatever you spray with a light gold-green shimmer. Can be used as a body spray, or to mist over Altars, sigils, and petition papers. For something similar without all the shine, consider Kolonía of the The Aerial Queen...$30.00 – $66.00$30.00 – $66.00
Altar Boxes + Ritual Sets, Venus' Aerial DelightVenus’ Aerial Delight has been soft launched before individual offering text + images have been finalized, so we can begin shipping to those who are already sure of what they desire, who’d enjoy going on a blind date with our Aerial Queen 🌸🐝 If you’d prefer to wait + learn more about specific offerings, signal flares will be sent through all channels once rollout has completed! Small sets include one of every small + standard sized offering + standard talisman + oil form of your choice (standard or roller) + box ($1700) Large sets include one of every large + standard sized offering + ornate talisman + oil form of your choice (standard or roller) + box ($5,355)
Body Butters, Face + Body, Series, Venus' Aerial DelightA batch of Venus' Aerial Delight body butter base was whipped using the Empress' body butter essential oil mix by drool-worthy mistake 🍫 This is a limited edition OOPSIE! release, featuring the VAD clamshell label in hand embossed Empress rose gold. Offered in a 2 oz glass jar for $33, or 6 oz bulk pot for $78$33.00 – $78.00$33.00 – $78.00
Exalted Venus II
Anointing Oils, Exalted Venus II, SeriesOrganic jojoba oil poured over consecrated Exalted Venus II herbal mix following prayers, offerings, and fumigations, left to incubate alongside its sistren for many moons. Lavender, fenugreek, yarrow, passionflower, vanilla bean, benzoin, genuine copper leaf, pink amethyst and purple jade. Anoint yourself, friends, and consenting lovers. Toys, jewelry, and items of Venusian regalia, whether mundane or magical. Use to dress candles or anoint spell work. Offers relief, respite, and relaxation. The onset is gentler than many offerings, but a few minutes following, you may be delighted to notice tension and stress has dissipated... leaving the vessel relaxed and the mind-body open to enjoyment, pleasure, and love in all its facets. A slim vial of fresh, floral, metaphorical water, sure to please 🌷 Wear in the world to soften your way and invite kinder, more indulgent treatment. May result in free gifts and abundant niceties. A vacation in a vial... Offered in your choice of standard 1/2 oz vial ($77), or 10 ml rollers in quartz (sold out; no idea when they'll be back) or flawless-glide steel ($57), each with a keepsake purple jade or pink amethyst. For a sense of what to expect, peruse over 27 testimonials from Exalted Venus I...$57.00 – $77.00$57.00 – $77.00
Exalted Venus II, Powders, SeriesOrganic and wildcrafted herbs of a Venusian purview, including lavender, damiana, red clover, spearmint, and sundry others, fumigated during Sphere + Sundry's Exalted Venus II election following prayers and offerings to the Fairer Benefic. Ground in the day and hour of Venus following months of quiet incubation, with the addition of sandalwood, benzoin, frankincense, genuine copper leaf, vanilla bean, purple jade, and pink amethyst. Add to hair products or carry a sprinkle on your person/ purse to carry the influence with you, drawing gifts, kinder treatment, adoration, and affection from those you encounter, softening your way through the world. Use as an ingredient in spell work (dress candles, add to mojos and spell jars, &c.) to promote Venusian ends — love, self-love, connection, beauty, glamour, the cultivation of social skills and a lovelier persona/ reputation. Add cornstarch if you wish, to create your own nearly infinite supply of sachet powder. Organic, wildcrafted, and uncut herbs, resins, and essential oils. Genuine metal leaf. Nothing artificial, and no fillers. The Sphere + Sundry way… Offered in a 1/2 oz glass vial with cork top for $28, or 2 oz bulk pot for $84$28.00 – $84.00$28.00 – $84.00
Candles, Exalted Venus II, SeriesBeeswax candles dyed a lavender dusk and poured over consecrated, ground herbal matter throughout our Exalted Venus II window, topped with genuine copper leaf and pink amethyst. Burn during Venus devotions, while performing mantras for Venus remediation, or in the background to set a conducive atmosphere for socializing and intimacy. Set petition papers, sigils, photographs, and incense sticks alight in the Heart of Venus' divine flame 🔥💜🔥 Slim vigils were poured for this election, each available for $168$168.00$168.00
Exalted Venus II, Incense, SeriesOrganic and wildcrafted herbs of a Venusian purview, including lavender, damiana, red clover, spearmint, and sundry others, fumigated during Sphere + Sundry’s Exalted Venus II election following prayers and offerings to the Fairer Benefic. Ground in the day and hour of Venus following months of quiet incubation, with the addition of sandalwood, benzoin, frankincense, genuine copper leaf, vanilla bean, purple jade, and pink amethyst. Ingredient ratios are adjusted to account for scent when burning, and makko powder added to perpetuate it. Create a small, peaked mound or draw lines over ash or sand. Light one end or the top until it catches, and enjoy. Burn as an offering; smoke bathe the body, or use as a fumigant for space clearing, inviting connection, comfort, and all manner of love. Offered in a 1/2 oz glass vial with cork top for $28, or 2 oz bulk pot for $84$28.00 – $84.00$28.00 – $84.00
Exalted Venus II, Inks + Skin StainsAn all-natural light pink-purle alcohol ink made entirely from botanical sources, fumigated and combined during our Exalted Venus II election: plantain leaf, spearmint, copper, and more, left to incubate before being strained and combined in the day and hour of Venus with colloidal copper + organic honey — one of the oldest known ink fixatives, employed by Ancient Egyptians. This ink works with dip pens or paint brushes. The cap also features its own brush, which can be used to create a light background for petition papers. Use as a temporary tattoo stain on the body itself, tracing sigils, glyphs, or names of power, especially upon the heart, Venus, and Pisces ruled areas of the body, in addition to meridians and acupuncture points to support organ systems. In ritual, before ritual, or for the purposes of practical enchantment. It doesn’t matter what skin tone you have (it’s so light it’ll probably only show up on fellow ghost-toned people); what matters is that it’s there Incredible versatility… Offered in a 1 oz glass bottle with brush tip for $63 Warning: do not apply to the skin of people with honey allergies. External use only. Read reviews of our other Ink + Skin Stain here... Photos coming as soon as they're available!$63.00$63.00
Exalted Venus II, Series, Talismanic PerfumesElizabeth Barrial of Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab offers to Exalted Venus II a set of 4 Talismanic Perfumes, per her location —$45.00 – $180.00
CONDOLEO There should be no despair for you While nightly stars are burning; While evening pours its silent dew, And sunshine gilds the morning. There should be no despair—though tears May flow down like a river: Are not the best beloved of years Around your heart for ever? - Emily Brontë A sweet, comforting oil: a balm for despair, a heart-healer, and a catharsis. White lotus absolute (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.), blue lotus absolute (Nymphaea caerulea), Egyptian neroli essential oil (Citrus aurantium var. amara L), Bulgarian rose otto (Rosa x damascene) and rose petals from the TAL garden, lemon verbena essential oil and herb from the TAL garden (Lippia citriodora), raspberry leaf and fruit compound from the TAL garden (Rubus idaeus), apple pulp and fruit compound from the TAL garden (M. pumila), Sumatran benzoin tears and absolute (Styrax benzoin), and zhi zi (Gardenia jasminoidis).
SQUAMA Is it a dream? Is heaven so high That pity cannot breathe its air? Its happy eyes forever dry, Its holy lips without a prayer! My God! my God! if thither led By Thy free grace unmerited, No crown nor palm be mine, but let me keep A heart that still can feel, and eyes that still can weep. - John Greenleaf Whittier During painful and frightening times such as ours, we sometimes try to protect ourselves from the horror and pain that we are experiencing by (intentionally or not) hardening ourselves to the suffering of others and to our own suffering and effectively closing ourselves off. This oil was crafted as a protection from the ravages of personal and global grief by enabling you to keep an open heart, letting the darkness of the world pass through you without injuring you. Squama assists in helping you remain able to acknowledge and process pain with eyes that remain open and hearts that remain open while enabling you to continue to react with love to yourself and to others no matter how dark the world may become. .. let me keep a heart that still can feel, and eyes that still can weep. The scales of a fish may seem delicate, but they are incredibly powerful. They aid in both camouflage and protection, and this oil will also aid you in knowing when to stand your ground, when to fight back, and when to fade into the kelp. Pink lotus absolute ( Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.), white willow bark (Salix alba), whole vanilla beans and vanilla absolute (Vanilla planifolia), lilac petals and leaf (Syringa vulgaris), fig leaf and fruit from the TAL garden (Ficus carica), Sumatran benzoin tears and absolute (Styrax benzoin), double-distilled Indonesian vetiver essential oil (Vetiveria zizanioides), tuberose absolute (Polianthes tuberosa), and melon rind (Cucumis melo).
POMPILUS Loosely inspired by remoras, this oil will assist you in befriending those who – at first glance – may seem to be your enemies, in finding (and charming) unexpected allies, and in guiding you to your destinations (literal, spiritual, and metaphorical) in safety. Rose geranium essential oil (Pelargonium graveolens L'Hér), geranium absolute (Pelargonium graveolens), Egyptian neroli essential oil (Citrus aurantium var. amara L), moth orchid petals (Phalaenopsis), Turkish rose absolute (Rosa x damascene), bergamot (Citrus aurantium), white tobacco absolute (Nicotiana tabacum), golden tobacco petals from the TAL garden (Nicotiana glauca), maidenhair fern fronds (Adiantum), Burmese red sandalwood essential oil and wood (Pterocarpus santalinus), lemon verbena essential oil and herb from the TAL garden (Lippia citriodora), cubeb berries and essential oil (Litsea cubeba), cinnamon bark (Cinnamomum verum), ruby red grapefruit essential oil (Citrus paradisi), and pink pepper essential oil (Schinus mole).
LEPOS An oil of effervescent charm, quirky humor, captivation, and enchantment. The allure of the odd, the magnetism of Poe’s “strangeness in the proportion,” the amplification and cultivation of the strange things about you that make you uniquely lovely. Sweet fennel essential oil (Foeniculum vulgare ssp. capillaceum var. dulce) and bronze fennel leaves, flowers, and seed from the TAL garden (Foeniculum vulgare), white lotus absolute (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.), blue vervain extract, herb and flowers from the TAL garden (Verbena hastata), violet leaf absolute (Viola odorata), CO2 extract of cardamom and crushed cardamom pods (Elettaria cardamomum), apple pulp and fruit compound from the TAL garden (M. pumila), flouve absolute (Anthoxanthum odoratum), honey absolute (Apis meliferra), and spearmint essential oil and leaf from the TAL garden (Mentha spicata). This oil is NOT vegan.
Available for $45 each, or as a full set for $180$45.00 – $180.00
Body Butters, Exalted Venus II, Face + Body, SeriesA divine herbal infusion of organic lavender, passionflower, lemon balm, ashwaganda, valerian, spearmint, and more, ritually immersed in a proprietary blend of skin soothing oils post-fumigation during Exalted Venus II's election, and left to slumber for many months. Strained and combined with organic shea butter and coconut oil, chilled, and delightfully aerated. Smells like… a lavender snickers bar?, which may not sound good, but as is Body Butter's way — is mouth wateringly phenomenal 🤤 Apply to relax, unwind, and open yourself to socializing, self-love, and pleasure. Body Butters are less physically altering, explicitly “medicinal” forms compared to Salves, but with the same herbs in lighter concentrations, leading many to apply Butters by day and Salves by night. Use to attune to the Venusian sphere and to potentiate other materia and talismans. This batch of Body Butters, like Luna in Cancer's, were stiffened using more shea butter than usual, to help offset the Summer heat in our residing hemisphere. It's gotten great reviews so far and is likely to be the standard moving forward. If yours *does* happen to melt in transit, it can be put in the refrigerator and then re-whipped, or used as-is left to its own devices. It doesn’t impact its magical efficacy or nourishing properties in any way. It can also be melted on purpose and used as a warm massage oil. Offered in your choice of 2 oz glass jar for $33, or 6 oz bulk pot for $77 Note: These Body Butters will go out of stock and be resurrected as additional batches get (quite literally) whipped up.$33.00 – $77.00$33.00 – $77.00
Exalted Venus II, Face + Body, Masks + Polishes, SeriesOrganic cane sugar and honey powder, combined with lavender, blue lotus, butterfly pea, and herbs of Venusian provenance during Sphere + Sundry's Exalted Venus II election, along with a touch of purple jade and pink amethyst infused Anointing Oil and Salve base, to create a skin softening, beautifying body scrub. Organic essential oils. May be used to exfoliate the body, as well as added to Ritual Baths and spell work as a sweetening, love drawing component. Available in an 8 oz tin for $35 Read reviews of the first Exalted Venus Scrub here. If you're in pursuit of a facial polish, Venus-Spica has you covered! Photos coming as soon as they're available!$35.00
Exalted Venus II, Series, Talismans + ReliquariesMr. Tony Mack ~ returns (the remix!) with one exquisite Talisman design, cast during the equivalent Sphere + Sundry Exalted Venus II election, per his location —$1,300.00
Exalted Venus II Pendant Modeled in hard carver’s wax, and Cast in a 70/30 alloy of silver and gold Electrum [with calcined salts of pearl, damiana, honey, and orris root]. Casting was accompanied by suffumigation of S+S Empress Series planetary incense.
An image of a 'venus comb' murex shell, modeled in high relief. In the center of the shell is a bezel set 8mm freshwater pearl. Among the implements of Venus in her planetary images via Picatrix are the apple, mirror, and comb; and "from the stones, she governs pearls". The back of the pendant is engraved with the character of Venus from the Ghayat Al-Hakim.
Each talisman arrives in a triptych necklace box bearing a wax seal of the symbol of Venus and includes a 20" silver chain.Each is available for $1,300 and includes a vial of Exalted Venus II Powder. Altar Box Sets include them.$1,300.00
Exalted Venus II, Kolonías, Series, WatersWater freshly harvested from Mt. Shasta, grain alcohol, colloidal copper, purple jade, and organic essential oils, consecrated during the Exalted Venus II operation. Cleansing with this Kolonía helps purify the Venusian sphere, opening ourselves to self-love, along with more authentic, comfortable, and easily felt connections with those around us, including Spirits and Workings of the Venusian arcana. Best practice with any Kolonía is to seal the auric body after use. This is easily achieved by using any Anointing Oil, Salve, or even Body Butter which supports your chosen aims, to address your state in the moment, or for supporting longer-term goals. This can also be used as a purifying and priming wash for tools, talismans, and raw materials.$35.00 – $105.00
Turkish colognes are often sprinkled upon the hands before entering households and business establishments, providing natural sanitation and also a delightful scent. ⠀ ⠀ Sphere + Sundry’s talismanic Kolonías can be used in such a way, or as Celestial Florida Waters for energetic cleansing — promoting clarity and way-opening, as life demands or before ritual. ⠀ ⠀ Doing the following makes it difficult for nasties to glom on or penetrate the auric body, and establishes a clean slate which potentiates the efficacy of other materia…⠀ ⠀ Shake well to integrate and disburse organic essential oils, colloidal metals, and botanically derived colors.⠀
⠀Quick Kolonía Clearing Protocol ⠀ ⠀ Sprinkle about a half teaspoon onto the palm of the hand and gently rub both together for 5-10 seconds, coating tops and bottoms. The hands can float 2 inches from the body or lightly skim it.⠀ ⠀ Stand and run your palms from the crown of your head down the back of it, then start from the top again, going down the sides, the front of the face and down body, all the way to the tops of your feet. Sweep multiple times. ⠀ ⠀ If you feel any areas “sticking”, continue stroking until energies disperse, and then proceed with additional downward sweeping.⠀ ⠀ Continue skimming downward, running your cologned hands across every surface area, including under the arms, groin, between the legs, and rear, concluding with the bottoms of the feet by lifting them. You can “flick” the energy off if it feels right, or it will dissipate naturally, however you prefer.⠀ ⠀ Take 10-30 seconds to close your eyes and integrate the cleansing, feeling the shift, and thank your chosen Power for the cleansing and protection it provided, sealing the auric body from negativity.⠀ ⠀ Kolonías also serve to anoint and sanctify the hands, and can be used before performing energy work, ritual work, or any activity related to each series’ arcana – on oneself, one’s clients, or loved ones. They can be used to cleanse objects, spaces, and add oomph to spiritual baths, as well as added to floor washes, essential oil diffusers, or dishes of water kept at the bedside and entries. ⠀ ⠀ Extraordinarily simple, versatile, effective, and p o t e n t . Arrives in your choice of 1.7 oz woozy bottle with keepsake purple jade and orifice reducer for $35, or 5 oz bulk for $105$35.00 – $105.00
Bath Salts, Exalted Venus II, Salts, SeriesDead Sea Salt, powdered honey, blue lotus, and sundry herbs consecrated during Exalted Venus II's election, mixed with organic lavender essential oils and a touch of infused Anointing Oil and Salve infusion, making this a bath salt and light bathing oil in one, which can be used as a soak or a salt scrub. This series is gentler than most, taking its sweet time to ease in. Best enjoyed as a long session with dimmed lights and lit candles, for ultimate relaxation, divine restoration, and utter release. Has a softening, beautifying effect on the skin, and moisturizes hair. Luxurious, penetrating, and yet soft... Use before Venusian rituals, date nights, or in pursuit of love — for the Self, and the Other. Available in your choice of 8 oz glass bale top jar ($35), 16 oz glass bulk pot ($70), or 18 oz bath bundle ($63). The bundles are a great choice for international clients given they're lighter to ship and far less likely to break, those with enough bath jars in their life, or anyone looking to refill a bulk pot, given they're a 1:1 refill in terms of volume...$35.00 – $70.00
Exalted Venus II, Honeys, SeriesOrganic honey infused with consecrated herbal matter (later strained) from Exalted Venus II, purple jade, pink amethyst, and genuine 22k rose gold. Create honey pots and use in spell work for glamour, love, and the Venusian like. Offered in a 2 oz bulk pot with keepsake gem for $35 Note: While this contains nothing inedible or poisonous, it was not created in a commercial kitchen to GMP standards, so it is not suitable or intended for consumption. Keep this (and all our wares) out of reach of children. Do not use while pregnant or trying to get pregnant. Any internal consumption undertaken at the user’s sole risk and liability.$35.00
Exalted Venus II, Series, TincturesTop shelf vodka poured over organic herbs following prayers and fumigations during Sphere + Sundry's Exalted Venus II election. 100% ingredients: alcohol, lavender flower, linden flower, yarrow flower, meadowsweet, passionflower, catnip, damiana, red clover blossom, peppermint, heal all, lemon balm, chickweed, wood betony, fenugreek, oregon grape root, ashwagandha, food-grade myrrh powder. Plantain Leaf, arrowroot, and aloe vera powder. Purple jade, pink amethyst, and colloidal copper. Aged many months. Add to floor washes, cleansing sprays, and spiritual baths, or anoint that which you do not want getting oily. Offered in a 1/2 oz ($33) or 1 oz ($63) dropper with keepsake purple jade. Note: While this contains nothing inedible or poisonous, it was not created in a commercial kitchen to GMP standards, so it is not suitable or intended for consumption. Keep this (and all our wares) out of reach of children. Do not use while pregnant or trying to get pregnant. Any internal consumption undertaken at the user’s sole risk and liability.$33.00 – $63.00$33.00 – $63.00
Exalted Venus II, Salves, SeriesOrganic ingredients, fumigated and combined during the Exalted Venus II election: jojoba oil, lavender flowers, blue lotus, valerian root, ashwagandha, fenugreek, chamomile, marjoram, meadowsweet, spearmint, yarrow, passionflower, lemon balm, red clover blossom, purple jade, and pink amethyst. Strained following many months of incubation, combined with organic beeswax and essential oils of lavender, frankincense, and tonka bean. Apply to the bottoms of the feet and any areas holding tension, such as the shoulders, neck, low back and over the lower abdomen. Rubbing or massaging for a minute or more helps the active ingredients better penetrate the skin barrier, resulting in deeper relaxation. Applying to multiple areas and increasing the coverage increases the potency of its influence. Fantastic after getting off work (or before work if you work in a socially demanding or tipped field!), before socializing, or just wanting to enjoy oneself and unwind. Offered in a 2.5 oz tin for $63 or 4 oz bulk tin for $98$63.00 – $98.00$63.00 – $98.00
Exalted Venus II, Hydrosol Sprays, Series, WatersWater freshly harvested from Mt. Shasta, distilled via copper alembic with organic lavender, pink amethyst, purple jade, and sundry ingredients of the Venusian sphere. Consecrated during the Exalted Venus II working window, and tucked into beds of ritually treated herbal matter for many months of quiet gestation. Use as a body, linen, or room spray before intimate encounters, socializing, or to relieve stress and promote joyful embodiment. Provides an atmosphere of respite and intimacy from the outside world. Spray over altars as an offering, and to energize them. Self-care that promotes relief, release, + self-love... Arrives in a glass spray bottle with keepsake purple jade. Available in a 1/2 oz travel or sample size for $28, or full 2 oz for $70$28.00 – $70.00$28.00 – $70.00
Anointing Oils, Exalted Venus II, SeriesThe Fairer Benefic was conjunct the Royal Star Fomalhaut in Sphere + Sundry's Exalted Venus II election, but no formal petition was made to capture its influence. However, an infusion of blue lotus in jojoba was created following the standard fumigations and prayers, to become a subset of its own. An unreleased Oil was *also* created for Fomalhaut, which had been code named "the golden subset". I took them with me to the beach (see that write-up if you're unfamiliar) and had intended to ritually finish them there, but clear instruction never came, so they were brought back and stored alongside the rest of their brethren. Contemplating whether to add anything to the Lotus subset, the idea of co-mingling the two arose, confirmed by divination. Aphrodite was born of the sea, after all, and the mixing of salty ocean and fresh, sweet waters was a particular insight I'd gleaned on that very pilgrimage. Among many other things... Dolphin Spirit was invoked as a moderating force. The result is incredibly potent and deeply interesting, *especially* for the esoteric adepts, magical dreamers, mediums, writhers, tantrics, and sex magical practitioners among us. This is also a GREAT jump off point for anyone who has been/ is *drawn* to Fomalhaut, but afraid to dive head first into the deep end... We'll leave it at that for now, and can compare notes in the Client Community 😘 Offered in a 1/2 oz standard vial with blue lotus, seashell, and 24k gold for $91, or 10 ml flawless glide steel roller for $73$27.00 – $91.00$27.00 – $91.00
Exalted Venus II, Series, Steep + Smokes100% organic ingredients: lavender flower, linden flower, yarrow flower, meadowsweet, passionflower, catnip, damiana, red clover blossom, peppermint, heal all, lemon balm, chickweed, wood betony, fenugreek, oregon grape root, ashwagandha, food-grade myrrh powder. Fumigated following prayers and offerings during Sphere + Sundry's Exalted Venus II election. Add to floor washes or spiritual baths. Smoke alone, or alongside Mother Mary Jane, especially before (or during) Venus rituals, social occasions, and date nights. Offered in your selection of 2.5 oz clear top tin for $28, or 4 oz for $56. Note: While this contains nothing inedible or poisonous, it was not created in a commercial kitchen to GMP standards, so it is not suitable or intended for consumption. Keep this (and all our wares) out of reach of children. Do not use while pregnant or trying to get pregnant. Any internal consumption undertaken at the user’s sole risk and liability.$28.00 – $56.00$28.00 – $56.00
Exalted Venus II, SeriesOne of *each and every item* in the Exalted Venus II series, in small or large form (where there is size variation, otherwise, the standard size), including all BPALs AND a Talisman. Sphere + Sundry Anointing Oils are INCLUDED, but ADDED as individual selections, so Clients can select their choice of roller or standard vial. The wooden boxes that go with each set are hand painted to match the series.$2,200.00 – $2,600.00$2,200.00 – $2,600.00
Empress (Venus in Taurus) Offerings
Anointing Oils, Empress, SeriesClassic herbal and lapidary correspondences for Venus and Luna were combined with ingredients renowned in Hoodoo and Conjure for their ability to sweeten, seduce, and open the way, fumigated and prayed over before being immersed in a 50/50 combination of organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oil and jojoba for the Empress election, mere hours following Luminous Crown. Pink and white water lily, raspberry leaf, damiana, orris root, watercress, red clover, rose hips, passionflower, pennyroyal, yarrow, vanilla bean, aloeswood, benzoin, Royal sandalwood, pink lotus stamens, eve root, deer’s tongue, jezebel root, lucky hand root, abre camino, diamond, emerald, and a touch of royal jelly — the nectar upon which the Queen bee herself feeds. Genuine 23kt red gold — an alloy of copper (Venus’ metal) and gold (the Sun’s metal) to emphasize Sol’s exaltation and rulership of the First, from the House Joy. Left to gestate for nearly a year before being decanted into glass vials on the day of Venus and offered here to you, blessed Human Spirit, for the promotion of your own interests, especially pertaining to matters of finance, career, beauty, embodiment, self-worth, self-love, and desire. Anoint to evoke a regal air, to improve posture, and promote a more commanding presence — capable, deserving, and worthy of the utmost respect. Following opening and application, one is first likely to note the oil's divine smell — as if seated near the dessert table at the Empress’ coronation, wafts of incense smoke and clean botanical waters drifting from Her lavish procession, amidst the cornucopia of rose and pink lotus bouquets upon Her distant altar. Immediately the nerves settle, and ambient anxieties dispel. Consciousness and spirit root themselves into the vessel, and we shift to a taller, more upright position. Collected, sober, and embodied — our outlooks become clearer. We are better able to sift through our desires, selecting and actualizing those which actually matter. From this empowered, competent state, we ask for what we want (and settle for nothing less). If the outside world will not give it, we become She who is capable of taking it. Draws adoration, admiration, and adulation, as well as money, gifts, and the favor of those around us — the powerful most of all. Outputs a natural gravity which inclines others to please us. Useful for those who have a tendency to martyr themselves and put others ahead of themselves and their own interests. May promote narcissism in those who are already so inclined. Magically speaking, the Empress' Oil can be used to charm and compel, to seduce, to cast and boost glamours, to increase income, to sweeten and empower reputations, to dominate, to manifest material resources, to draw power, and to promote sexual desire as in addition to social desirability. Anoint oneself, one’s partner, or toys to enhance sexual experiences. Note that sub/ dom dynamics may well be emphasized. Appropriate and well suited to wear in the workplace. This oil, unlike our other Venus series, is well suited to games of power and doesn’t resent toiling as much as most Venii, especially toward one’s own (worthy) goals. (Mars occupying its Degree of Exaltation + the House Joy certainly doesn't hurt!) Arrives in your choice of standard 1/2 oz glass vial for $84 (with an optional Dropper Cap Kit), a 10 ml precious metal rose gold roll-on for $108, or 10 ml w/ malachite rollerball for $68$68.00 – $108.00$68.00 – $108.00
Empress, Hydrosol Sprays, Series, WatersOriginally two hydrosols were planned for the Empress: a Rose Water in honor of our maiden Venus in Taurus series, in addition to a Pink and White Water Lily, chosen to represent the co-mingling of Venusian and Lunar influences imbued by this election in particular. Each was given its own copper alembic and distilled over the course of the afternoon, filled waters placed upon the altar of operation. An Empress tarot card was distilled within the Rose pot, and freshly created malachite talismans, alongside sundry herbs and woods renowned in Hoodoo and Conjure for seduction, sweetening, and the promotion of desirability, the Water Lily. Guidance was given following the Work to combine them, so only one Water results: the Rose + Pink Lotus, aquatic handmaiden of the Empress series. The result is an Imperial floral, charming and alluring, but with backbone; fresh and notably feminine, yet stoic and self-possessed. Anxieties dispel and posture improves. A sense of competence, self-respect, and Divine Order follow. Use as an aura and room spray to invoke a sense of calm and capability, while enhancing conscious awareness of the social landscape (as well as one's ability to dominate it), seduction, and the diplomatic feats necessary to achieve the objects of our desire. Feminine leadership, at its finest. Enhances desirability and the ability to take joy in harmonious sounds, striking visuals, exquisite tastes, and the most sensuous of sensations. Spray over Venus or manifestation altars. Mist sigils and vision boards for allied causes. Apply as a linen or body spray before engaging sexual activities, whether solo or partied. Boosts self-love, self-worth, and self-esteem. Apply before affirmations or acts toward such ends. Promotes self-care and an instinct for physical upkeep and beautification. Acts as a magnet for gifts, money, and material manifestation. Promotes glamour. Arrives in a 1/2 oz travel or sample size glass spray bottle with malachite keepsake and hand embossed rose gold glyph for $30, or full 2 oz for $66$30.00 – $66.00$30.00 – $66.00
2022 Valentine's Grab Bag, Empress, Series, Talismans + ReliquariesResident Sphere + Sundry goldsmith and 5-star AstroMage Tony Mack offers to the Empress a set of custom designed talismans —$2,700.00
Modeled in hard carver’s wax and cast on March 27, 2020 at 3:15 pm EST in Williamsport Pennsylvania; the moon applying to Venus in Taurus, both approaching the midheaven on the planetary day and hour of Venus. Casting was accompanied by petition and suffumigation with S+ Venus in Taurus incense.
Cast in fine silver [with calcined salts of pearls, honey, and rose], and 18 karat rose gold. The front features the glyph of Venus set with a malachite cabochon; surrounded by a silver circle which fades from oxidized to high polish, framing an 18k rose gold background. On the reverse is a cropped bust of the empress from Pamela Coleman Smith’s illustration in the Rider-Waite Tarot. Over her shoulder is the glyph of Venus as shown in editions of the Latin Picatrix. A portion of her silhouette shows through to the rose gold behind.
Each talisman includes a 20” silver chain, and a keepsake pendant box bearing a wax seal of the glyph of Venus.FINAL Empress talisman is offered for $2,700 NOTE: If you would prefer a malachite roller, please mention so in the order notes and you will be refunded the difference!$2,700.00
Body Butters, Empress, Face + Body, SeriesConsecrated Empress herbal base with passionflower, valerian, chamomile, and extra pink lotus, fumigated and immersed in an oil mixture of sunflower, apricot kernel, sweet almond, and jojoba. Left to imbue for many Moons and shaken during Venus’ days and hours, strained, and combined with organic coconut oil and pure shea butter before being whipped into a rich, milk chocolate and heath bar frosting scented body butter 🍫 A luxurious, nourishing, and preservative free (save the vitamin E) moisturizing melt, blending effortlessly into all skin types, with no fillers or artificial ingredients. Use on its own or add to lighter lotions. The scent, despite its deliciousness, is also 100% the result of natural essential oils and absolutes. A little goes a long way. Apply before intimate encounters for a magical aphrodisiacal boost, or anytime for some skin nourishing self-indulgence... Offered in a 2 oz glass jar for $30, or 6 oz bulk pot for $70 Note: These Body Butters will go out of stock and be resurrected as additional batches get (quite literally!) whipped up.$30.00 – $70.00$30.00 – $70.00
Bath Salts, Empress, Face + Body, Salts, SeriesDead Sea salt, pink Himalayan salt, and magnesium salt, fumigated during the operation and combined with honey, Royal Jelly, organic milk powder, and consecrated Empress herbal mix, alongside some of the Empress’ own oil and dried roses from Her working altar. White and pink lotus. Copper and rose gold. Soak as Cleopatra herself in beautifying, skin soothing, and energy clearing ingredients, spiked with Venusian magic to promote embodiment, glamour, self-worth, self-love, and self-care. The addition of abre camino and sweeteners opens the way for money, gifts, and admirers. Helps gain clarity on what one truly desires, and enhances their ability to secure it. The perfect choice for an Energetic Cleansing bath for Venusian ends, before date nights, photoshoots, or livestreams. Also the creation of music, poetry, or art. A standard jar is enough for 2-3 deep baths, or use less and supplement with other salt to make a little go a longer way. Can also be dissolved and added to cleaning sprays or floor washes. Naturally scented with pure essential oils and absolutes from the Empress’ own dessert tray, filled with marzipan pastry, milk cocoa ganache, and white tea cake sprinkled with rose water. Arrives in your choice of an 8 oz reusable glass bale jar for $36, or 16 oz bulk pot for $72$36.00 – $72.00$36.00 – $72.00
Empress, Incense, SeriesClassic herbal and lapidary correspondences for Venus and Luna were combined with ingredients renowned in Hoodoo and Conjure for their ability to sweeten, seduce, and open the way, fumigated and prayed over before being ground in the day and hour of Venus following almost a years worth of incubation, and made self-igniting. Burn on any heat proof surface in the form of a mound or a sigil, preferably over ash. Pink and white water lily, raspberry leaf, damiana, orris root, watercress, red clover, rosehips, passionflower, pennyroyal, yarrow, vanilla bean, aloeswood, benzoin, pink lotus stamens, eve root, deer’s tongue, jezebel root, lucky hand root, abre camino, and malachite with Royal Sandalwood. Includes copious amounts of genuine 23kt red gold — an alloy of copper (Venus’ metal) and gold (the Sun’s metal) to emphasize Sol’s exaltation and rulership of the First, from the House Joy. Burn as an offering to Venus, or to please and compel powers which aid in manifestation, money drawing, self-promotion, beautification, and glamour. Activate sigils or fumigate vision boards for the same. Smoke bathe one’s own vessel to clear away limiting beliefs and feelings, all the while embodying the Empress, in her infinite charm, competence, grace, and gravitas. Works just as well before entering the boardroom as the boudoir. Arrives in a 1/2 oz glass vial with cork top and hand embossed rose gold glyph for $30, or a 2 oz bulk pot for $90$30.00 – $90.00$30.00 – $90.00
Empress, Series, Talismanic PerfumesA talismanic perfume oil formulated on Sphere + Sundry's exquisite Venus in Taurus election (2020) by Empress Barrial of Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab and Twilight Alchemy Lab. Of which, She shares —$45.00
Scatter in me the seeds Of a thousand saplings. Let grow a grassy heaven. On my brow: a sun. This bliss is yours, Living World, and alone it endures. Music at midnight. Young wine. Lovers hand in hand By daylight, moonlight. Living World, hold me In your mouth,
Slip on your frivolous shoes And dance with me. - excerpt from Nature Aria by Yi Lei translated by Tracy K. Smith and Changtai Bi
This is an oil that celebrates all that is fertile, rich, and bountiful - an oil of abundance and growth, of sensuality and inspiration rooted in the pleasures and joys of the natural world. It is the curl of a rose petal, the honey-gold of a sunbeam, the renewing breath of spring’s first breezes. It is the generative and propagative impulse merging with the drive to express delight through art. Bliss and gladness, pleasure and exultation. This is the joy that creates new life.
This oil is also an oil of physical beauty and charm, of self-respect and self-love. It is a glamour oil that renews and fortifies your love of yourself, your love of others, and your love of the world around you.
Fruitful Mother of Thousands also functions as a unique lust and passion blend, one rooted in sensuality, pleasure, and luxury. This oil contains organic rosehips (Rosa rubiginosa and Rosa canina), red rose petals (Rosa damascena), hydrodistilled white rose otto essential oil (Rosa alba) and Moroccan rose absolute (Rosa damascena), apple fruit compound, apple blossoms from the TAL garden (Malus domestica), frangipani absolute (Plumeria rubra), vanilla absolute and bean (Vanilla planifolia), orris butter (Iris pallida) and orris root (Iris germanica), ambrette seed (Abelmoschus moschatus) and amber oil (Oleum succini), cubeb oil and berries (Piper cubeba), Turkish bay oil (Laurus nobilis), and rose-pink vegetal musk.Arrives in an amber apothecary bottle for $45
Empress, Powders, SeriesClassic herbal and lapidary correspondences for Venus and Luna were combined with ingredients renowned in Hoodoo and Conjure for their ability to sweeten, seduce, and open the way, fumigated and prayed over before being ground in the day and hour of Venus following almost a years worth of incubation. Pink and white water lily, raspberry leaf, damiana, orris root, watercress, red clover, rosehips, passionflower, pennyroyal, yarrow, vanilla bean, aloeswood, benzoin, pink lotus stamens, eve root, deer’s tongue, jezebel root, lucky hand root, abre camino, and malachite with Royal Sandalwood. Includes copious amounts of genuine 23kt red gold — an alloy of copper (Venus’ metal) and gold (the Sun’s metal) to emphasize Sol’s exaltation and rulership of the First, from the House Joy. Add a Venusian boost to mojos or dressed candles on behalf of yourself or clients. Sprinkle in your shoes, wallet, purse, or lingerie drawer. Run through your hair, or use in any way magical powders are typically employed to achieve that which resides within the Empress’ purview. For more on what this series does, please see the writeup. Offered in a 1/2 oz glass vial with cork top and hand embossed rose gold glyph for $30, or a 2 oz bulk pot for $90$30.00 – $90.00$30.00 – $90.00
Empress, Salves, SeriesPLEASE NOTE: This offering continues being ghost-stocked by the website, meaning despite how many times we've set it to 0 it continues resurrecting itself. The Triple Lotus Salve is *long gone* (we miss it too!). If you do check out with it, we will need to refund you because no more exist. Apologies 💓 Pink, white, and blue lotus with passionflower, valerian, and chamomile in a base of organic, cold pressed, extra virgin olive oil, aged for almost a full year, strained and co-mingled with organic beeswax, essential oils, and absolutes on the day and hour of Venus. Poured into tins and topped with genuine rose gold. This is, at first blush, a more gentle and subtle salve than the others Sphere + Sundry have to offer, with less heavy handed physical effects. It can be used at the start of the day or before stressful engagements to help anchor a sense of inner serenity and self-sustained centeredness. Promotes patience, grace, and embodiment. If applied in more liminal circumstances — such as before bed or engaging trance states — this salve possesses noticeable psychoactive and astral journeying effects, lending itself to vivid or lucid dreaming and psychic exploration, especially of a sensual and emotionally connective nature. Rub well into the base of the skull, along the neck, shoulders, and ears for this purpose, in addition to the feet, base of the spine, and heart center for more intensity. Due to its more subtle physical impact but psycho-sensorial potency, the Triple Lotus salve almost qualifies as more of a Venusian witches' flying ointment than something engaged for something as simple as better sleep or muscle relaxation. Rubbed on oneself or aided by a partner, use before sexual engagement to bring ease, desire, and promote connection. Draws the waters of the body, as the Moon does tides (lymph flowing, saliva pooling... and likely others). The scent profile remains in alignment with the rest of the Empress’ offerings — Imperial Gourmand, but in this case, with a hint of valerian musk. Each tin contains a hidden keepsake. Offered in the 2 oz size for $63, or 4 oz bulk pot for $95 Note: 100% of the Empress salves were poured at one time, so there will be no restocking of large 4 oz bulk pots. Once these are gone, they are gone forever more. Do not apply to genitalia or sensitive areas. The feet, shoulders, &c. work beautifully!$63.00 – $95.00$63.00 – $95.00
Empress, Honeys, SeriesConsecrated Empress herbal blend, made of classic herbal and lapidary correspondences for Venus and Luna. Combined with ingredients renowned in Hoodoo and Conjure for their ability to sweeten, seduce, and open the way, fumigated and prayed over before being immersed in pure unfiltered local honey, mere hours following Luminous Crown. Pink and white water lily, raspberry leaf, damiana, orris root, watercress, red clover, rosehips, passionflower, pennyroyal, yarrow, vanilla bean, aloeswood, benzoin, Royal sandalwood, pink lotus stamens, eve root, deer’s tongue, jezebel root, lucky hand root, abre camino, malachite, and a drizzle of royal jelly — the nectar upon which the Queen bee herself feeds. Genuine 23kt rose gold. I recommend that this honey be used on oneself or one’s clients, rather than to “sweeten” adversaries or other problematic contacts, since its effects are more empowering and beneficent than such operations are typically intending. Such will magnetize money and gifts, empower material manifestation, promote glamour, self-love, self-worth, and embodiment. Grace, competence, and groundedness. Aids in cultivating a regal, deserving, and empowered presence. Offered in a 2 oz glass jar for $36$36.00$36.00
Candles, Empress, SeriesVirgin beeswax dyed a sparkling peach, poured over consecrated Empress herbal mix during the height of the election. As talismanic candles tend to do, these took on the form of one of Venus’ more… iconic... associations throughout the course of their gestation. The tops were melted and each candle crowned with a drizzle of royal jelly, piece of malachite, and genuine rose gold. Burn during Venus observations, prayers, or petitions. Keep on altars for material manifestation, beauty, and self-promotion. Light in the background of photos or livestreams. Use in more traditional works of candle magic for yourself or clients. Currently offered in three varieties, with a fourth short pillar style forthcoming in a dedicated drop or next year’s Holiday Grab Bag. For now: 2 oz glass containers for $84, 8 oz slim vigils for $168, or 8 oz medium sized glass pots, also for $168$90.00 – $168.00$90.00 – $168.00
Empress, Series, Talismanic PerfumesA talismanic perfume oil formulated on Sphere + Sundry's exquisite Venus in Taurus election (2020) by Empress Barrial of Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab and Twilight Alchemy Lab. Of which, She shares —$45.00
This is an oil of peace and healing; of reconciliation without surrender, of forgiveness without capitulation. It is rooted in the healing power of the natural world, and was created to assist us in moving forward from pain and trauma in wholeness and strength. It was crafted to bring comfort and emotional succor, stability, and growth through love.
Queen of the Honeyed Heart is also an oil of quiet, gentle power. It is not the red-hot conflagration of rage and desire for dominion, but power that stems from the genuine desire to care for others and create positive change in your life, your community, and the world.
Queen of the Honeyed Heart is an oil of spiritual, mental, and physical grace.
This oil contains honey absolute (Apis melliferra), Sumatran benzoin gum oleoresin and tears (Styrax benzoin), blue yarrow essential oil and herb from the TAL garden (Achillea millefolium), organic motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca), strawberry fruit compound, organic ylang ylang essential oil (Cananga odorata var. genuine), white lotus absolute (Nelumbo nucifera), pink lotus stamens (Nelumbo nucifera), organic hibiscus flowers (Hibiscus sabdariffa), and red vegetal musk.
NOT VEGAN, CONTAINS HONEYArrives in an amber apothecary bottle for $45
Empress, Series, Talismans + ReliquariesClassic Picatrixian style talismans. Malachite eggs, prayed over, fumigated, and subtly etched with Venusian symbols, imagery, and glyph during the height of the Empress Election. These can serve as altar pieces or actual Yoni Eggs, if the user decides they are suitable. More information in the toggle below. IMPORTANT: Absolutely do NOT use internally if you are pregnant, or wish to become pregnant. Only 1 Malachite Empress Egg is being offered to the public, $777 [spb_blank_spacer height="30px" width="1/1" el_position="first last"] [spb_toggle title="On the potential toxicity of malachite due to copper" open="false" width="1/1" el_position="first"] Some online sources claim malachite to be toxic because of its copper content, but that primarily impacts those involved with its mining and polishing (who should always be wearing protective gear on the job). Finished malachite poses almost zero risk to the user/ wearer, save for the case of prolonged exposure to acidic environments where trace amounts of copper can be leeched, which has resulted in fear mongering around even the consumption of Moscow Mules because of lime juice in the beverage. I have yet to know a single person who has been sickened or died of Moscow Mule poisoning, or been negatively impacted by the copper leaf that features in many Venus oils and materia. Copper is considered by science not to be meaningfully absorbed through the skin (if at all), and it is an essential trace metal found in lots of foods and things we regularly consume. Malachite is featured in some online lists of Yoni Eggs to avoid due to the same issue — the presence of copper combined with the naturally acidic environment of the vagina. Copper IUDs have been used as a common contraceptive since 1967, because copper naturally inhibits how sperm cells move so they cannot reach the egg and result in pregnancy. This makes even more sense of copper as the metal of Venus, given that our Fair lady desires sex for fun, rather than procreation (that would be Luna’s purview). It is up to each individual if they feel comfortable using the Malachite Yoni Egg Talismans internally or instead keeping them as altar pieces, and I encourage everyone to perform their own research, consult a physician, and do whatever they decide is safe with their own bodies, always. Given the short period of time such an egg is likely to be inserted (especially compared to up to 12 years of 24/7 wear with a copper IUD), these concerns seem overblown to me, personally. If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, are sensitive to heavy metals, or have heavy metal poisoning, then do not use malachite internally. This same disclaimer/ contraindication is repeated on the Yoni Egg page. (This was only so in-depth because the issue was brought up in advance from a shared teaser, and we know how The Internet can be.) This non-controversy considered, no malachite was included in the standard 1/2 oz vial of Empress Oils, for those who still wish to avoid it. Malachite is the gem for Empress rollers. All of the malachite used in the Empress series is natural and undyed. [/spb_toggle]$777.00$777.00
2022 Valentine's Grab Bag, Empress, Series, TincturesPennyroyal, cranesbill root, raspberry leaf, alfalfa leaf, orris root, watercress, damiana, fenugreek, red clover, marshmallow root, pink lotus stamens, rose hips, nymphaea caerulea (pink water lily), nelumbo nucifera (white water lily), passionflower, yarrow, slippery elm bark, Tahitian vanilla bean, and Royal Jelly (the nectar upon which the Queen Bee feeds), fumigated during the Empress operation and steeped in top shelf, gluten free potato vodka for nearly a full year. Shaken during Venus’ days and hours when she was in good transiting condition, and at long last strained through medium mesh as a nod to Taurus’ earthy nature. Bottled in glass with genuine red gold and sealed with a glass dropper cap. Use to anoint that which you do not want getting oily. Offered in a 1/2 oz glass dropper bottle for $35, or a 1 oz for $70 IMPORTANT: Due to the presence of Pennyroyal, do not use if you are pregnant. Note: While this contains nothing inedible or poisonous, it was not created in a commercial kitchen to GMP standards, so it is not suitable or intended for consumption. Use externally to anoint yourself (nowhere sensitive) or objects. Keep this (and all our wares) out of reach of children. Do not use while pregnant or trying to get pregnant. Any internal consumption undertaken at the user’s sole risk and liability.$35.00 – $70.00$35.00 – $70.00
Empress, Series, Steep + SmokesDamiana, raspberry leaf, pink and white water lily, blue lotus, wild yam root, passionflower, rose hips, and Tahitian vanilla bean, combined, fumigated, and prayed over for Venus’ blessing during the height of the Empress election. Ground to a uniform, smokable grain during Venus’ day and hour. Smoke to sooth anxious states, and promote a sense of calm, embodied joyfulness. One of the dreamiest items in the Empress’ arsenal. Great for unwinding after a stressful day, or before bed. Steep and add to floor washes or spiritual baths toward Venusian ends. Offered in a 2 oz tin for $36, or 4 oz tin for $49 Note: While this contains nothing inedible or poisonous, it was not created in a commercial kitchen to GMP standards, so it is not suitable or intended for consumption. Keep this (and all our wares) out of reach of children. Any internal use is undertaken at the user’s sole risk and liability.$36.00 – $49.00$36.00 – $49.00
Empress, Series, Talismanic PerfumesA talismanic perfume oil formulated on Sphere + Sundry's exquisite Venus in Taurus election (2020) by Empress Barrial of Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab and Twilight Alchemy Lab. Of which, She shares —$45.00
The intersection of inspiration, passion, intuition and fruition. This is the space within which the creative impulse blossoms into reality. It is an oil of artists, poets, musicians, and dreamers, not only as a source of revelation, but as a means by which you can make your art manifest.
This oil is also an oil of kindness and compassion, both for yourself and to assist in cultivating compassion in others and compassion in the world that surrounds you.
This oil contains steam-distilled organic frankincense essential oil and tears (Boswellia sacra and Boswellia carteri), marshmallow leaf and root (Althaea officinalis), orris butter (Iris pallida) and orris root (Iris germanica), organic passionflower petals and leaves from the TAL garden (Passiflora incarnata), raspberry leaf and root from the TAL garden (Rubus idaeus), solvent-extracted beeswax absolute (Cera alba), honey absolute (Apis melliferra), lilac petals (Syringa vulgaris), and sweet violet petals and leaves from the TAL garden (Viola odorata).
NOT VEGAN, CONTAINS HONEYArrives in an amber apothecary bottle for $45
Empress, Series, Talismanic PerfumesAll three Empress Perfume Oils brilliantly formulated on our exquisite Venus in Taurus election 2020 by Mother Barrial of Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab and Twilight Alchemy Lab.$135.00
- Queen of the Honeyed Heart
- Fruitful Mother of Thousands
- Daughter of Heaven and Earth
Altar Boxes + Ritual Sets, Empress, SeriesWooden boxes in 2 sizes, hand waxed and polished a beautiful rose gold. May be further decorated or inscribed by the client. Along with the box, each set includes one of every item from the Empress series (aside from the Malachite Egg Talismans, only one of which is being offered to the public, and only the Large Box Sets include Tony Mack's Empress pendants).$700.00 – $2,222.00
- The Empress' Oil (1/2 oz standard, or 10 ml roller in malachite or rose gold)
- Rose + Pink Lotus Water (S: 1/2 oz | L: 2 oz bulk pot)
- The Empress' Attuning Tincture (S: 1/2 oz | L: 2 oz bulk pot)
- Empress Candles (S: 2 oz glass | L: 8 oz medium glass)
- Empress Self-Igniting Incense (S: 1/2 oz | L: 2 oz bulk pot)
- Empress Powder (S: 1/2 oz | L: 2 oz bulk pot)
- Rose + Pink Lotus Bath Salts (8 oz | 16 oz bulk pot)
- Triple Lotus Steep + Smoke (2 oz | 4 oz)
- Triple Lotus Salve (2 oz | 4 oz bulk pot)
- Empress Honey (2 oz)
- Empress Skin, Hair, and Beard Oil (1 oz)
- The Empress' Whipped Body Butter (2 oz | 6 oz bulk pot)
- Queen of the Honeyed Heart Perfume Oil by BPAL
- Daughter of Heaven and Earth Perfume Oil by BPAL
- Fruitful Mother of Thousands Perfume Oil by BPAL
- Large only: Empress Talismans by Tony Mack
$700.00 – $2,222.00
- Small (7 each): 6.5” wide, 4.5” tall, 3.8” deep = $700 + your Empress Oil selection
- Large (7 each): 9.5” wide, 5.5” tall, 6” deep = $2,222 (includes talisman) + your Empress Oil selection
Venus in Libra Offerings
2020 Holiday Grab Bag, Anointing Oils, Series, Sold Out, Venus in Libra IVenus was ritually called upon during one of her finest Libra elections of 2018 to bless this oil and imbue it with her luxurious, beautiful, and joyous qualities. Damiana, raspberry leaf, yarrow, honey bee, emerald, diamond, and other ingredients sacred to Venus were combined with cold pressed almond and apricot kernel oils, along with copper leaf and sakura blossoms. The result is a lovely perfumed oil, beautiful and fascinating to even gaze upon, let alone to experience. Upon application to the body, stress, anxiety, and worry instantly give way to an easy going, pleasant, and self-satisfied state. The heart itself opens into a beautiful bloom, ready for pollination by company or indulgent activity. It will act as a powerful attractant for those around you, helping you be seen in your best, most beautiful light, and feel that within yourself. Apply to the heart or over common perfume points (wrists, neck, behind the ears) before parties, family events, or social activities where you would like to get maximum enjoyment and fawning from the experience, date nights, or when you want to give yourself an emotional vacation and enjoy some much needed time off and self-care. Magically, this oil can be applied before performing Venus rituals to create a sympathetic link between yourself and the fairest benefic. This oil can be applied to yourself, sigils, or magical icons to induce and enhance glamours, ingratiate others to your person or a desired cause, and promote a charming, magnetic, and lovely persona. Available in a half ounce glass vial for $63.$63.00$63.00
Hydrosol Sprays, Series, Sold Out, Venus in Libra I, WatersAfter making appropriate offerings to the spirits of a local stream and the attending genius loci, water was collected on August 14th, 2018 as the Moon conjoined Venus in Libra during Venus’ hour. This was used as the base for a hydrosol of star jasmine, honey, vanilla bean, and other herbs ruled by the planet of love and beauty, then distilled in a copper alembic before being consecrated alongside the rest of the Venus in Libra series. The resulting water has a sensually sweet, skin-musk aroma, finishing with a juicy citrus note. It can be used as a body spray to induce a pleasant emotional and mental state and as a psychic and emotional attractant to others. It can also be used to set the stage for social or romantic interactions by application to any given space or linens. This water was given a naturally occurring green cast to further ally it with the powers of Venus, as that is her primary color association, but is light enough that it won't stain. Arrives in a 1/2 glass spray bottle for $28 or a 2 oz for $56$28.00 – $56.00$28.00 – $56.00
Incense, Series, Sold Out, Venus in Libra IHerbs sacred to Venus, ritually combined and suffumigated during one of her finest Libra elections, ground and mixed with intoxicating essential oils and self-combusting materials, so no coal is required to use it. This is a loose incense that can be pinched into lines, glyphs, or sigils on a heat-proof surface before lighting. Burn during Venus rituals to invoke her influence, or during other sympathetic works for love and beauty. Can also be burned to prime a setting for pleasant social or romantic interactions. Available in a 1/2 oz glass vial with cork top. No synthetic fragrances or fillers. $28$28.00
Candles, Series, Sold Out, Venus in Libra IPure beeswax dyed a beautiful green, poured over the blessed Venus in Libra herbal mix. Crowned with genuine copper leaf, ethically sourced diamond dust, and emerald. Poured during one of the finest Venus in Libra elections and blessed by the fairest benefic. Light during Venus rituals or dedicate the charge in a candle spell for sympathetic aims. On a day-to-day level, burn this candle when you would like to create a pleasant, joyous, and relaxing atmosphere, such as during a date, dinner party, or family gathering. Each candle is about 2 ounces and provides roughly 15 hours of burn time. $84$84.00$84.00
Honeys, Series, Sold Out, Venus in Libra IHoney is commonly used in Hoodoo and other traditions as a sweetening influence, to improve relationships or scenarios where softening and the promotion of love and good will is the goal. As honey bees pollinate flowers, which are allied to Venus, and produce the sweet, golden, incorruptible nectar that is honey, these animals are sacred to her. Wildflower honey, mixed with a ritually consecrated herb mix sacred to Venus, essential oils, vanilla beans, and whole honey bee. Venus was ritually called upon to empower this mix to sweeten the hearts, minds, and tongues of those to whom its charge is applied. This ritual honey comes in a wide mouthed tin about two ounces in total size, which can be used as a pre-fab honey jar spell by submerging icons or small pieces of paper with names, sigils, or images. This is a sympathetic method for improving your relationship to a given person, drawing them to you and making them think and speak more ‘sweetly’ of you. It can be used to draw lovers and romantic partners, improve relationships, or to enhance glamours. One example of a honey jar spell to draw a marriage partner would be to submerge a ring in the honey alongside some small pieces of paper sigils, or just your written desired qualities and outcome. Put the jar under what would be the partner’s pillow or their side of the mattress. Another example to improve the relationship between others would be to write both their names on the back of small photos of them and submerge these in the honey together, before hiding it somewhere on their property or where they both regularly visit. To promote self-love and acceptance, icons of your own and affirmations can be submerged. To cast glamours and enhance other people’s perception of you as beautiful, charming, and attractive, print your current social media photo. To draw attract clients and money, print your logo and some money that clients have paid you for your services. All of these would best be done at an empowered time, such as the full Moon or while Venus is strong in her day and/or hour, but since the honey has already been ritually consecrated, it has a powerful charge either way. The honey can also be used as a component in other magical works related to these principles, if you would rather use it many times instead of dedicate the charge to one honey jar working. To leave room for images, papers, and items, the tins come half filled with about an ounce of the blessed honey mixture. Honey crystalizes over time and can be restored to a liquid state using warm water. Includes instructions for this, and basic ideas for ritual use. $35$35.00
Face + Body, Honeys, Masks + Polishes, Sold Out, Sundry, Venus in Libra IThis is an all natural beautifying mask for the face, which can also be applied to the neck and décolletage. I've been making this recipe and using it myself for many years, especially during the week leading up to conferences, my own wedding, and other events where I'd like to look my best. During Venus' time in Libra, I've been doing it every Friday as a remedial Venus practice and to boost my regular skincare regimen. This mask helps clear acne, balance moisture, combat excessive oiliness, reduce pore size, and establish an even tone. It leaves the skin feeling super soft and has a lovely scent. Blackberry honey, whipped with vanilla bean, essential oils, and other natural proprietary ingredients, all sacred to Venus. No fillers or synthetic ingredients. Created during the hour of Venus while the Moon conjoined her in Libra. Due to the time intensive nature of creating this mask, I chose not to make it as part of the upcoming Venus series, so my focus could be on the ritual materia at that time. I also wanted to offer my clients something that didn't have to incubate until September, to help them better connect with Venus in Libra as a transiting influence. This beautifying mask is the the first entry in the series category "Sundry", which will feature individual offerings outside of dedicated series, which are still created to exacting standards and in great accord with the shifting tides of space-time. August 14th (the day of creation) was a good Venus election, one that we considered for a Venus in Libra series, but we found one we preferred slightly better later in the month. The mask coming from a vial makes it easy to pour onto your fingers to apply to the face with as little mess as possible, without having to dirty a spoon or dip into a pot and risk contamination. I use about a quarter sized amount and get 7 masks out of each vial, though this depends on if you apply to other areas. Cleanse your skin, making sure it is completely dry before applying the honey. This mask works especially well if you have primed your skin using our Saltwater Pearl Exfoliating Polish, to maximize smoothness and get the fastest, most beautifying result. Pour the honey onto your fingertips and apply a thin layer directly to the skin using circular and rubbing motions to spread it across the face. Spend two minutes quickly patting the honey into the skin until it becomes tacky and your hands are difficult to pull away, which will exfoliate and bring blood flow to the the skin, stimulating a healing and toning response. Wear for 10-20 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. Do not re-wash your face. Proceed with toner or your usual skin care routine. If you have oily skin (as I do) this causes an oil purge the day you use the mask, which can be easily removed with oil absorbing sheets, or just applied before bed so it's not a concern. With consistent application over time, excessive oiliness is reduced and the skin develops more consistent levels of hydration. Can be applied anytime, but is especially recommended during the days and nights of Venus, and/ or in her hour. For the fastest results, use multiple days in a row, every other day, or twice per week before entering a maintenance schedule, if you so desire. $21$21.00$21.00
Altar Boxes + Ritual Sets, Series, Sold Out, Venus in Libra I
Receive everything in the Venus in Libra series. Includes:
- Venus in Libra Oil
- Venus in Libra Self-Igniting Incense
- Venus in Libra Beeswax Candle
- Venus in Libra Ritual Honey
- Water of Venus in Libra (large)
- Whipped Honey Beautifying Mask
- Basic instructions for use
- Optional: Miniature glass altar box with mirrored base
$342 with the altar box, limit 3, or $321 for the full set while all offerings last.$321.00 – $341.00
Venus in Taurus Offerings
2020 Holiday Grab Bag, Hydrosol Sprays, Series, Sold Out, Venus in Taurus I, WatersA hydrosol of 2 dozen fresh and fragrant roses, rosehips, marshmallow root, raspberry leaf, and other herbs sacred to Venus, rose quartz and emerald, distilled during one of the best elections the Fairer Benefic's time in Taurus 2019 had to offer. As detailed in the description, the Venus in Taurus series was the first Sphere + Sundry created while traveling, which necessitated the use of a very small still. For this reason, the Rose Water of Venus in Taurus is the most limited run of waters available. Use as a body and aura spray to promote self-love and self-assuredness. Promotes desirability, groundedness, and reduces feelings of neurosis and judgment. Chill AF, indulgent, and lush. Can be used weekly as a form of Venus remediation. Apply before dates or social events where you desire to be seen at your most glamorous, turning your inner Queen out into the world. Draws admirers, gifts, free upgrades, food, libation, enjoyment, compliments, and money into your sphere. While absolutely not a requirement to utilize, the entire Venus in Taurus series is especially productive for those whose income is derived from their attractiveness, glamour, and Venusian social station, such as tipped workers, dancers, hostesses, sex workers, those looking to "marry up", and the like. Apply before going to work. Available in a 1/2 oz glass spray bottle with rose quartz for $28 or a 2 oz for $63.$28.00 – $63.00
2020 Holiday Grab Bag, Anointing Oils, Series, Sold Out, Venus in Taurus IAn oil ritually imbued to talismanic standard during one of Venus' finest Taurus elections 2019. Equal parts organic apricot kernel and almond oils, combined with organic rosehips, rose buds, marshmallow root, red clover blossom, rose quartz, emerald, copper, and additional herbs sacred to the Fairer Benefic. The scent is a naturally derived rich floral, containing essential oil of Belgium butter and rose absolute of French origin. Apply to the heart center and perfume points to embody the rightful Queen you are, be seen at the height of your glamour and attractiveness, draw admirers, feel at home in your body and environment, and establish a commanding Venusian aura. Or in popular parlance, #bethatbitch Of the three Venus series we offer, as the earth of Venus, Taurus is the most manifest and self-serving. It's particularly good for promoting the embodiment of Venusian qualities, drawing gifts, upgrades, money, free drinks and food, luxurious experiences, and the company of the affluent. Enhances self-worth and self-acceptance, connects you to your honest desires, and releases feelings of shame and judgment. Use in magical works devoted to strengthening and reinforcing relationships, promoting commitment, beauty, glamour, self-love and self-empowerment, or other things related to the Venusian and Taurean sphere. Apply before intimate encounters (in non-delicate areas) to enhance the experience. Check the testimonials from the Libra and Pisces sister oils to get a sense for the potency and results one can expect from Sphere + Sundry's Venus offerings — they're our most popular for a reason 😉 Available in in 1/2 oz vials for $68$68.00$68.00
2020 Holiday Grab Bag, Powders, Series, Sold Out, Venus in Taurus IAn organic blend of herbs close to the Fairer Benefic's heart — rose bud, marshmallow root, red clover blossom, rosehips, and more, were ritually combined and suffumigated during one of the finest Venus in Taurus elections of 2019. Later powdered with rose quartz, emerald, and copper during the day and hour of Venus. Use to boost spellwork related to the attraction and endurance of love (self-love included), beauty, glamour, money, and gift drawing. Dress candles, create your own sachet powders and add to mojo bags, or use in any other way enchanted herbal mixes and powders can be employed. Pure, uncut, and organic herbs, gemstones, and flowers. Available in a 1/2 oz glass vial with cork top for $28$28.00
2020 Holiday Grab Bag, Candles, Series, Sold Out, Venus in Taurus INon-GMO soy, ritually poured over consecrated organic herbal mix and gold magnetic sand during one of the best Venus in Taurus elections 2019 had to offer. Crowned during Venus' day and hour with a fair trade emerald, genuine copper leaf, and royal jelly drizzle, a bee secretion used exclusively to feed the Queen Bee and her growing larvae. No cute word for larvae, is there? 😆 The point is the QUEEN! 👑🐝 Burn to make the Venusian manifest, and reinforce your assets. Perfect for operations to strengthen romantic bonds, draw admirers, gifts, or money, or other rituals for Taurean ends. On a mundane level, light to set an ambience for paid or romantic encounters. Available in a 2 oz glass container for $84$84.00$84.00
2020 Holiday Grab Bag, Incense, Series, Venus in Taurus IAn organic incense blend of materia close to the Fairer Benefic's heart — rose bud, rosehips, rose quartz, marshmallow root, red clover blossom, emerald, and more, ritually combined and suffumigated during one of the finest Venus in Taurus elections of 2019. Create a small mound or trace sigils on a fireproof surface before lighting. Burn during weekly Venus observations, for remediation, or during magical works for maintaining and strengthening relationships, drawing lovers, gifts, upgrades, and money. Take a smoke bath to enhance glamour, beauty, and encourage self-acceptance, self-love, and feelings of desirability. Promotes comfort in one's skin and putting your own needs and desires first. Pure, uncut, and organic herbs, gemstones, and flowers. Available in a 1/2 oz glass vial with cork top for $28$28.00
2020 Holiday Grab Bag, Series, Sold Out, Talismanic Perfumes, Venus in Taurus ICollaborator of Queenly virtue, Elizabeth Barrial of Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab and Twilight Alchemy Lab, ritually crafted a talismanic perfume oil during the Venus in Taurus series election. Of it, she shares —$42.00
Once more, O Venus! hear my prayer, And ease my mind of anxious care; Again vouchsafe to be my guest, And calm this tempest in my breast! To thee, bright queen, my vows aspire; O grant me all my heart’s desire! - Hymn to Venus, Sappho
Translated by Francis Fawkes.
The scent feels like a cascade of pale, crystalline roses; it is a silken bedsheet clinging like the langurous drape of a half-open dressing robe. It is the crashing wave of rapture, it is the scent of passionate words breathlessly gasped between entwined bodies. It is the ecstasy of the moment of release from the pain of heartache. It is a bouquet of swelling joy that beauty inspires, and it contains the essence of the blossoming of self-love that enables you to truly love others.
Utilize this oil to develop your appreciation of your own beauty, to open yourself up to the beauty of others, when creating art or when you wish to enhance your appreciation of the arts, for opening your heart and unblocking your receptivity to love, to aid healing romance-rooted emotional trauma, and to bind lovers together.
This is a perfume of love, of mending hearts, of union, and of the expression of love and union through the arts; this is a hymn to Venus.
Honey absolute (Apis melliferra), vanilla absolute and CO2 extract of vanilla (Vanilla planifolia), Bulgarian white rose otto (Rosa x alba), Bulgarian rose absolute (Rosa x damascena), white champa flower (Michelia alba), Motia attar, jasmine sambac absolute (Jasminum sambac) Sumatran benzoin (Styrax benzoin), ylang ylang essential oil (Cananga odorata var. genuine) solvent-extracted cassie absolute (Acacia farnesiana), rose-infused vegetal musk, 24k gold, pink and red rose petals.
PLEASE NOTE: this oil is not vegan.High luxe, ultra lovely 🌹💖 $42$42.00
2020 Holiday Grab Bag, Bath Salts, Face + Body, Salts, Series, Sold Out, Venus in Taurus IConsecrated organic Venus in Taurus herbal base was ritually combined to talismanic standard with pink Himalayan salt, skin softening Dead Sea salt, rose petals, organic powdered milk, and honey on a supremely fine Venus in Taurus election. Includes copper, the metal of Venus, and royal jelly - the nectar upon which the Queen Bee feeds. Naturally scented with rose absolute of French origin, essential oils of Belgium butter and Somali Frankincense. It was said that Cleopatra bathed in milk and honey, both natural humectants, long employed as a beauty secret by those whose livelihoods (or old fashioned vanity) drove them to embody their loveliest selves. Enjoy a luxurious soak to promote feelings of self-worth, self-love, and self-acceptance. Enhances beauty, glamour, and promotes soft, kissable skin. Get in touch with your core desires and banish feelings of shame or judgment. Enough for 2-3 deep baths, or add smaller homeopathic doses to make a little go a longer way. Time to Venus' days and hours for remedial Venus observation or to strengthen outcomes, or before important engagements where you need to feel and be seen as the Queen you are. Available in a reusable 8 oz glass jar for $35$35.00
Series, Sold Out, Talismans + Reliquaries, Venus in Taurus IGoldsmith and AstroMage par excellence Tony Mack returns for his biggest Sphere + Sundry run to date, offering discreet, ultra wearable Venus in Taurus talismans —$646.00
Modeled in carver’s wax and lost-wax cast in copper [the metal of Venus] and silver on the corresponding series election.
A planetary glyph of Venus cast of copper with calcinated pearl and rose petal, married to a silver setting engraved with the ‘characters of Venus’ from Arabic manuscripts of the Ghayat Al Hakim, Book II.
The center of the copper glyph is set with a rose quartz cabochon.
Each Venus in Taurus Planetary Glyph talisman arrives in a black leatherette pendant box stamped with a Venus glyph wax seal, and includes a 20” sterling silver chain.Available for $646, including a vial of Venus in Taurus oil for charging the talisman.$646.00
Exalted Venus Offerings
Exalted Venus I, Hydrosol Sprays, Series, Sold Out, WatersCreated during a mouth watering, talisman-worthy election during Venus’ time in Pisces 2019. A hydrosol of organic lavender, damiana, yarrow, passion flower, bee pollen, and other herbs sacred to the fairer benefic, emerald, diamond, and amethyst, with purple and white flowers freshly harvested during Venus’ hour to open the working. River water was simultaneously fetched by handsome assistant and devoted husband Austin Coppock as the ritual creation of the Exalted Venus series began, and distillation via copper alembic initiated during the height of the election. Each bottle was marked with Venusian keywords in the spirit of Masaru Emoto's work on structured water, and left to bask upon the altar of Exaltation. The result is an incredibly beautiful hydrosol that triggers a light salivation response upon application, instantly relaxes and stirs the heart center. Promotes healthy emotional availability, facilitates connection, promotes intimacy, and heightens one’s appreciation for love, art, and all beautiful things, including one's own self. Use as a room spray to set the stage for Venus operations or magical works for love, beauty, and glamour. Use as a body spray to invoke the power of Exalted Venus and embody all she stands for. Great for natural stress and anxiety management, quelling neurosis, when spending quality time with loved ones, when you want to feel at ease, attractive, and magnetic in social situations, or before engaging with art, nature, or to help steer mind altering substances. Perfect when you’re ready to wash the day from your mind, body, and auric field, inviting a relaxed, pleasant, and untroubled state. Magical self care at its very finest — praise Venus! Available in a 1/2 oz glass spray bottle with keepsake amethyst for $28 or a 2 oz for $63.$28.00 – $63.00
2020 Holiday Grab Bag, Anointing Oils, Exalted Venus I, Series, Sold OutRitually created during one of the finest elections Venus’ time in her exaltation had to offer in 2019. Equal parts organic jojoba and almond oils, combined with organic lavender, damiana, yarrow, passion flower, blue lotus, and other herbs sacred to Venus, along with bee pollen, emerald, diamond, and amethyst, frankincense, benzoin, and genuine copper leaf. Similarly to the Venus in Libra oil, our most beloved and best selling offering to date (check the testimonials...), apply to the heart center and perfume points to be seen at your best, brightest, and most beautiful, to increase glamour, draw others to you, calm anxiety, and facilitate connection between yourself and those around you. This is a more emotionally activating and intimate take on Venus. One may choose one or the other based on their natal chart placements, or whether they would prefer a lighter, more social and airy Venus, vs. a deeper, dreamier, emotionally activated Venus. For the most embodied and money drawing effects, see Venus in Taurus. Use in magical works devoted to love, beauty, harmony, connection, glamour, or other things related to the Venusian sphere. Apply before intimate encounters or tantric practices (in non-delicate areas) to enhance the experience. Supremely soothing, like a deeply satisfying emotional vacation. If those were available in in 1/2 oz vials for $68, of course 😉 Note: The last portion of this oil was reserved for 10 ml roller bottles before the pre-bottled standard sizes ran out, and we were waiting for the custom commissioned rollerballs to arrive. These have been made available as of 10/30/20 in a limited edition Cape Amethyst for $53 or genuine copper plate for $98. The copper will patina over time and should be cleaned using a polishing cloth every as needed...$53.00 – $98.00$53.00 – $98.00
Exalted Venus I, Face + Body, Salves, SeriesA blend of organic and fair trade jojoba oil, extra virgin olive oil, and shea butter, infused with fragrant blue lotus, lavender, frankincense, Venusian herbs, and Tahitian vanilla bean, mixed with triple filtered organic beeswax and topped with amethyst from the Venus altar. Ritually combined during the main Exalted Venus operation with the rest of the series, gently warmed for extra herbal extraction on each Venusday since, and poured during Venus’ hour before the series went live. Apply to sore, tight or spasming muscles, shoulders and neck, or the bottoms of feet at the end of a long day. Great for massaging yourself or loved ones. Reduces stress, assists in pain reduction, and has a calming, pleasant effect on the nervous system. Perfect before bed. Available in a 1/2 oz screw top tin for $28, or 2 oz for $63$28.00 – $63.00
Exalted Venus I, Incense, Series, Sold OutOrganic herbs and stones sacred to Venus and related to Pisces, including lavender, blue lotus, yarrow, damiana, passion flower, diamond, emerald, and amethyst, were ritually suffumigated and consecrated by Venus during one of her most talisman-worthy 2019 exaltation elections. These were powdered during Venus’ day and hour and made into a self-igniting incense base. Form a small mound or sigil on a fire proof surface and light during Venus observations, or compatible workings for love, beauty, sex, and the like. Pass talismans and objects through the smoke, or run it along the body in preparation for appropriate rites. Available in a 1/2 oz glass vial with cork top for $28$28.00
2020 Holiday Grab Bag, Candles, Exalted Venus I, Series, Sold OutOrganic beeswax, dyed purple in honor of Jupiter’s rulership of Venus in her exaltation of Pisces, ritually poured over bee pollen, consecrated Venus herbal mix, and Tahitian vanilla bean at the height of a supremely fine Venus election. Topped with fair trade diamond dust, amethyst, emerald, and genuine copper leaf. Burn during operations for love, beauty, glamour, repairing relationships, or other rituals oriented to the Venusian sphere. On a mundane level, light to set an ambience for romantic encounters, to facilitate emotional connection and promote harmony. Available in a 2 oz glass container for $84, or a 12 oz for $161.$84.00 – $161.00$84.00 – $161.00
Exalted Venus I, Incense, Series, Sold OutFor Occvlta's first ever collaboration with Sphere + Sundry, Júlia offers a dark and rich loose incense ritually crafted during the equivalent election from the Pyrenees of Lleida, Spain —$35.00
The Venus Exalted incense was made Sunday between 8:31 and 9:24 UTC+1 in honour of Venus. Its base is composed of Alexandrian Rose buds, Nettle leaf, True Vervain, and Myrtle, plants that inflame and inspire desire and allure.
To this base other components were added: storax bark, frankincense, juniper berries, damiana leaf, costmary, elder flowers, Icelandic moss, angelica root, yarrow flowers, orris root, passion flowers, and mugwort. These are spirits related to planet Venus and help balancing the power and directing the practitioner's will.
Finally, this exalted mix is crowned with mallow, violet, lotus, and periwinkle flowers, elevating its potency and making it a fit offering for a deity.Beautiful and dark, perfect for calling up underworld aspects of Venus, such as Innana and Persephone. Must be burned on charcoal or an incense warmer. Available in a 1 oz dark amber glass jar for $35
Exalted Venus I, Series, Sold Out, Talismans + ReliquariesTalismanic goldsmith and AstroMage par excellence Tony Mack returns, this time with exalted Venus talismans in the form of size 6 rings, 3 of which are currently being offered to the public —$646.00
Modeled in hard carver’s wax, and lost wax cast in fine silver on the corresponding election. Around the ring shank is a relief engraving of the ‘characters of Venus’, and the sigils of the intelligence and spirit of Venus [from book I chapter XXXIII, and book II chapter XXII of H. Cornelius Agrippa’s Three Books of Occult Philosophy]. The ring is set with a malachite cabochon, one of the stones attributed to Venus in the Ghayat Al Hakim aka Picatrix.The ring arrives in a black leatherette ring box with a Venusian glyph wax seal. And 3 pendants —
Modeled in carver’s wax and lost-wax cast in copper on the corresponding election. Each pendant was cast in the image of Venus from Picatrix book II chapter X; “The form of Venus according the the opinion of other sages, is the image of a woman riding a stag with her hair down, and in her right hand an apple, and in her left she has flowers.” Engraved on the back of the talisman are the ‘characters of Venus’ and the planetary sigil of Venus from Arabic manuscripts of the Ghayat Al Hakim. The piece is set with a malachite cabochon, one of the stones attributed to Venus in Picatrix.The Exalted Venus Picatrix Image talisman arrives in a black leatherette pendant box with Venusian glyph wax seal, and includes a 20” sterling silver chain. Available for $646 each, and includes a vial of Exalted Venus oil for charging the talisman. Additional talismans will be released to the public within a few weeks, as the jeweler finalizes some aspects of the design.$646.00
Exalted Venus I, Face + Body, Masks + Polishes, Series, Sold OutOrganic and fair trade cane sugar and crushed saltwater pearl, ritually combined with consecrated Venusian herbs, such as lavender, yarrow, damiana, and passion flower, Tahitian vanilla bean, lavender and frankincense essential oils, and genuine copper leaf. Mixed, suffumigated, and prayed over for the blessings of Venus during a supremely fine election that saw her exalted in Pisces. Use as an all natural, environmentally friendly, and delightfully scented body scrub. In the shower, turn off the water and use the hands to wipe excess water from the body. Pour a small amount into the palm of the hand, rub them together and slowly stroke over parts you’d like to exfoliate for kissably smooth, caressable skin. Rub until the sugar has dissolved, and rinse. You may choose to soak in the rinsed off Venus sugar, or add some Exalted Venus oil to a bath. Use before Venusian operations or intimate encounters to prepare thy vessel, to feel more beautiful, soothe anxiety, and create a clean slate for bodily and sensory pleasures. May be mixed with other sugar to make a little go a longer way. Available in an 8 oz metal tin for $35$28.00
Exalted Venus I, Powders, Series, Sold OutOrganic herbs and stones sacred to Venus and related to Pisces, including lavender, blue lotus, yarrow, damiana, passion flower, diamond, emerald, and amethyst, were ritually suffumigated and consecrated by Venus during one of her most talisman-worthy 2019 exaltation elections. These were powdered during Venus’ day and hour. Add as an ingredient in magical works designed for beauty, love, glamour and the like, or in any fashion powders are typically employed, such as for dressing candles or making mojo bags. Pure, uncut, and organic herbs, resins, gemstones, and flowers. Available in a 1/2 oz glass vial with cork top for $28$28.00