How to make a Besom Broom @confessionsofcraftywitches The besom is the traditional witch's broom. It's associated with all kinds of legend and folklore, including the popular notion that witches fly around in the night on a broomstick. http://www.briar-rose.org/Besom.asp <- Video Tutorial more details Remember before you use a Besom in magickal ceremonies or rituals you need to consecrate it first
Rowan, Ogham name Luis, rules 21st January to 17th February and its element is that of Fire. It is also known as "Quicken Tree" ~ the tree of life, in Norse it is called "Runa" meaning rune or charm for magic.
This is my broom. I almost got kicked off the team for the peacock feather, but the MoM examined it thoroughly and I can use it! I'm only allowed to use it with someone else around though... No one wants me messing with anything...
Hawthorn, Ogham name Huathe, rules 13th May to 9th June. Mayflowers, the blossom of the Hawthorn, are associated with purity and innocence, and are used to crown the Mayqueen, but the "Faerie thorn" is also the entrance to the Otherworld........... so beware!