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My glorious Wand

Ave,

Jason and some other mages in our circle of association have talked a bit about the creative wands they've made....so I thought I'd show off my pride & joy in that particular department!

Here she is, in all her bronze and coppered glory...






It's made primarily of brass and copper, some tin alloy. There are two additional spots within the Wand that accept crystals, and all of the crystals and their compartments are connected by copper wiring. Everything is nicely conductive, haha. Cost me a ridiculous sum, but worth every penny. It's  acquired a presence over the last couple of years, a weight. Using crystals and metal, in my opinion, allow for a Wand/Tool that can "take a charge" in a fashion beyond what the dowels at Home Depot have to offer. 

I have always loved the idea of the Magical tool as not just a focus, but as a participant in the magic being done. In order for that to happen, it has to be singular, it has to begin to take on a personality of sorts. You have to be able to connect with it. You need only tough it, and you're in an altered state of consciousness.  It becomes, of course, a talisman, with a living spirit. I created the spirit for this wand as a servitor Bardonian style, and it's become a useful and powerful assistant. 

...and yes, it looks like a lightsaber. That's how deep my nerd runs, gentle men and ladies. Gaze upon it, in all it's glory my friends. Shout and pull your hair, wailing in lamentation!

It's obviously not a purely GD-wand, but there has always been room for innovation in our tradition. (See this blasting rod.)


Just thought I'd share--I find peoples personal tools, especially if they are something creative, to be extremely interesting.

In LVX,

AIT

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  1. Ave Fra A.I.T,

    whow, that- is a wand. Very futuristic and a real weapon! I have to say that I am actually impressed by your creativity having seen the otyher wands in one of your older posts. I am stillsearching for the right material.

    In L.V.X.
    Arcad

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  2. Of course my good Frater. We are the GeDe-knights armed with L.V.X. sabers :-)

    In Licht(saber), Leben und Liebe
    S:.R:.

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  3. Oh, and VH Fra SR...LVX Sabers? Awesome! I love that turn of phrase.=)

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  4. Frater AIT,

    There is now such a thing as Wand Envy!

    I bet you're V popular with the Undines...

    :oD

    Darren

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  5. This is awesomeness beyond words.

    I need to get out to the hardware store asap!

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  6. Ave H Frater AIT,

    I wonder, did you embark on the study of Horary Astrology before or after you became a member of the HOGD?

    All appears to be well, and I am awaiting further news. I shall begin using my Order Name here now, so it's Frater LIL now.

    The acronym is a tad camp, but I love it nonetheless!

    Hope you are keeping well,

    In LVX,

    Darren (Frater LIL)

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  7. Frater AIT,

    By the way, it's fantastic to see that you are lecturing now. I look forward to hearing you.

    In LVX,

    Frater LIL

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  8. @ Fra Jason

    Thanks bro.....my favorite of my tools by far.

    @Fra LIL

    Nice to have a proper motto to call you by, Frater. Glad to hear everything is moving along properly. Hope to see you at my next lecture!

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