Category: Newsletter

  • Jupiter Prosperity Lamp

    Jupiter Prosperity Lamp

    I have been working with the Second Pentacle of Jupiter for almost two years, and over this time, I have learned a lot of tricks and tips for working with this particular pentacle of Solomon, which I will now share with you. The key to this pentacle, as with many others, is that just as […]

  • Sovereignty of the Sun

    Sovereignty of the Sun

    Sovereignty. What IS sovereignty? How can the Third Pentacle of the Sun aid us to gain sovereignty, to build an empire, to magnify all as Sol magnifies all? The domain of the Sun, of Sol, is the realm of Illumination, of keen vision, of splendor and riches and glory, and so much more. As the […]

  • Fifth of the Sun – the Royal Road

    Fifth of the Sun – the Royal Road

    With the roads of the world now beginning to fold open to travelers, how can the discerning customers of Practical Occult be certain to get the best out of this aspect of life? As with everything else, there is a pentacle for just this need!  As a Solar pentacle, the Fifth of Sol holds within […]

  • Solomonic Health Pentacles: a Comparison

    Solomonic Health Pentacles: a Comparison

    When most people familiar with Solomonic pentacles think of a health pentacle, the Second of Mars from the Clavicula Solomonis (or Greater Key of Solomon) is the one that comes to mind. However MS Wellcome 4670 (The Veritible Key of Solomon) has two prominent others- a Jupiter health and a solar health. It is noteworthy […]

  • How to Use Multiple Pentacles Together to Enhance Your Magic

    How to Use Multiple Pentacles Together to Enhance Your Magic

    When you think about using pentacles for your magical workings, chances are you typically are applying them singularly toward a specific objective or goal. This makes sense if you take a siloed approach to planetary magic and working with spirits that fall within a specific domain of influence. However, I want to challenge you to […]

  • Triangle of Hekate

    Triangle of Hekate

    Guest review of the Triangle of Hekate*Steel and copper scrying mirror, consecrated to the goddess Hekate and inspired by a base discovered in Sardis and dated to the 1st century CE. Cultivating a sorcerous relationship with Hekate has been one of my most longstanding endeavours across the years. From my roots in Balkan traditional witchcraft to my […]

  • On the Nature of Venusian Glamour

    On the Nature of Venusian Glamour

    Unlike talismans for wealth or worldly advancement, pentacles for love, lust and relationship success follow more of a winding road to the shimmering end goal of victory. Often people misunderstand one form of glamour for another and make the error of assuming they will color one’s life in the same way. Unfortunately, this is far […]

  • Fourth Pentacle of Mercury

    Fourth Pentacle of Mercury

    From the Key of Solomon: “This is further proper to acquire the understanding and Knowledge of all things created, and to seek out and penetrate into hidden things; and to command those Spirits which are called Allatori to perform embassies. They obey very readily.” This month’s Practical Occult newsletter is a collaboration with occult author […]

  • Seventh of Jupiter and Planetary Charity

    Seventh of Jupiter and Planetary Charity

    From the Key of Solomon: “It hath great power against poverty, if thou considerest it with devotion, repeating the versicle. It serveth furthermore to drive away those Spirits who guard treasures, and to discover the same.” The Seventh Pentacle of Jupiter is a potent and often overlooked bringer of material comfort for those in need. […]

  • Third of the Sun

    Third of the Sun

    This is the jewel in the crown of an emperor. This, perhaps more than any other pentacle in the catalog of Solomonic magic, is one that can propel someone’s life from one level to another, and another and another. Applied correctly, this shimmering gold disc can be armor against the world, a key to the […]