Candle Magick 101

Candle Magick is a highly spiritual, symbolic act of opening up an etheric gateway acting as a portal to the spirit realm through fire. It breaks the veil between the physical and spirit world, forming a bridge between spirit and the divine.

Divination Candle for opening & closing sacred space
Divination Candle for opening & closing sacred space

So- what does this all mean and how might it work for you? Lets explore candle magick 101.

Candle Magick is a form of alchemy because all elements are represented- fire of the flame, air to feed it, melted wax for water, and solid wax for earth. When all four elements are represented there is alignment for your intentions.

Candles hold space; they open and close ritual; they carry our prayers to the ether.

Yes, there’s a candle for that!

Any desire, goal, dream, and intention can be supported by a candle. Each candle is carved with a custom sigil or intentional statement, dressed with oils and herbs, and anointed with crystals.

If you’re looking for increase personal power? Try an endowment candle- because sometime you need to grow a pair!

Need to clear a path and make space? Then Get Out the Way is for you?

We all need to raise vibration and bring peace- the perfect antidote to those crazy family dinners- Zen Den is the perfect candles.

Come see David every Saturday from 10-3 for a carved, fixed candle to manifest your every intention, or read further and make your own (yes, we sell pull-out candles).

Crystals & Intention Setting

Amityville Apothecary has many beautiful crystals and stones from which to choose. Oftentimes a customer becomes confused, unsure what to select. So, how do you pick?

Crystal experts often say that the crystal chooses you instead of the other way around. Walk around the shop and see what crystals stand out to you. Whether it’s the dazzling colors or otherworldly shapes and patterns that draw you in, each crystal has a unique vibrational energy that works to clear blockages and ward off negative energy. Chances are if you’re attracted to it, there’s a reason behind it.

Finding the right stone is like any practice of wellness. It requires patience while you quiet the mind and realign the mind/body balance. Hold the stone in your hand and quietly think of your intention. Notice if you feel sensations such as hot or cold, pulsations, or calmness and tranquility. These are all signs that this particular rock is perfect for your healing needs.

healing crystals available at Amityville Apothecary

One of the most important, and often overlooked, components to working with healing crystals if setting your intention. In our own words, you have to give your crystal a job and a purpose! Crystals want to work for you, but you have to ask it. In the moments when you’re vibrating at a lower frequency, your intentions can fly out the window. When you reconnect with your crystal, it will help you remember your goals and limitless potential.

So- what to do? Center your body and mind. Take deep, cleansing breaths. Hold your crystal in your palm and just feel into it. Place your crystal over your heart while bringing your intention to mind. Breathe into your heartspace while concentrating on your intention. Feel the emotion connected to what it feels like when your intention comes to be; how will you feel when you find the new job, buy a home, etc.

Once you lock into the feeling, take another deep breath. Then place the crystal over your third eye, and visualize that intention flowing into the stone. Take another deep breath and allow the crystal to remain at your third eye until you feel comfortable removing it.

Bring the crystal back to your heart, with gratitude at the work it will support on your behalf.

If you give this intention setting ritual a try, let us know how you liked it. Of course, if you need help selecting a crystal, or just want to learn more, feel free to visit us at Amityville Apothecary.

If you’re interested in developing the rituals around the crystals you have, we recommend the book Crystal Muse by Heather Askinosie and Timmi Jandro! We have a copy in the shop if you’d like to check it out!

Welcome to Amityville Apothecary!

Owners

We’re so excited you’re here! Seriously! The past few weeks have been such a labor of love. We’ve put so much of our individual time and spirit into the shoppe- literally head-down in production mode- that we didn’t even have time to get a website going right away! But here it is- isn’t she beautiful?

We wanted to take a little bit of time to introduce ourselves and why we created this space.

Recently coming into our own spiritual awakening over the past two years, Dina and

Danielle  wanted to create a space of no judgement. Because let’s face it- there is so much to learn, and people will spend lifetimes becoming experts on any one modality, let alone a few!

Often we’ve walked into a shop and felt intimidated. Embarking upon spirituality is sensitive. There are emotions that need to be processed; oftentimes old wounds come up (at least they have for us). The term “safe space’ is sort of everywhere right now- but that’s exactly what we wanted to create.

Our space is filled with carefully curated products (literally all hand picked by either Dina or Danielle). Monthly we feature a roster of guest lecturers that are here to guide you in your spiritual quest. If you need a little more support, our healers are here for you with a selection of modalities to soothe your mind, body and soul.

We’re here for you, and we see you - no matter where you are in your spiritual journey- we’re so excited you’re here- and we can’t wait to meet you!

Want to BOOK a session?

Looking to meet with Danielle or Dina? Start here.