Witch balls have been around for centuries, but is nearly impossible (and very
costly) to buy one. These silvery balls were once common fixtures in
particularly in England, where they were said to repel evil thoughts
Most Pagans don’t feel they can spend several hundred dollars to
purchase such a
ball, even if they could find one, but there is no reason you
can’t make one.
You will need
a clear glass ball or Yule ornament with an opening in one end.
the glass ball has some kind of design, choose one you like or one you
change with further decoration.
You will also need a bottle of silver
paintfound in hobby stores, a few drops of frankincense
or patchouli oil, a
red thread, and a pair of scissors.
Cover you working space with newspaper to protect against spills. Take the
cap off the ornament. Carefully pour a little of the silver paint
ball and swish it around until the inside is completely covered
with the silver.
Set it aside to dry.
When the paint is totally dry, cut the red thread into three
Carefully poke this thread into the open end of the ball.
Continue cutting and
putting the thread into the ball until the ball is
nearly full. Put in a few
drops of oil. Then put the end back on the
ornament. If it has no end, seal it
with candle wax.
When you hang the protection ball, chant:
Symbol of the Moon, symbol of the Lady divine,
Reject all negativity,
defend this home (car), me and mine.
This protection ball can be hung in the window of your home or in your car.
negative thoughts or ill-wishes directed against you are reflected back
sender. You can also decorate the outside with appropriate designs.
You can put
them onto wreaths or make them part of a dried flower
for protection, these little Witch balls do a very
By D.J. Conway