Category: Community

  • Myths and Magick with Arden Leigh- A Review

    Myths and Magick with Arden Leigh- A Review

    It’s no secret that we at Practical Occult take seriously any and all methods that can help make a person not just better at magic but more magical as a whole. To this end, the first in a series of classes, books or other resources that do just that that we intend to spotlight is…

  • Sorcery of Solomon – Book Review

    Sorcery of Solomon – Book Review

    A review of The Sorcery of Solomon: A Guide to the 44 Planetary Pentacles of the Magician King by Sara Mastros, published by Red Wheel / Weiser. As someone who professionally makes pentacles, I was delighted when I heard that Sara Mastros was writing about them, and then delighted again to read her book. Grimoire…

  • Jason Miller Talismans (Arcane Audio Review)

    Jason Miller Talismans (Arcane Audio Review)

    Talismans, amulets and other methods of capturing magic or spirits inside physical objects are a well-known foundation of the work here at Practical Occult. Pentacles, items of antiquity and more line the digital walls of the shop to be purchased by discerning individuals each and every day. However, there are as many ways to make…

  • Kthonia Ritual Apothecary

    Kthonia Ritual Apothecary

    We at Practical Occult continue our focus on providing the utmost quality wares to our legions of discerning individuals as time goes on and as we expand. With the advent of our one-off classes which have in part a folk-magic focus on practical spellwork, we would settle for nothing less than the finest purveyor of…

  • Glitch Bottle #88 – Pentacle Crafting and Spotting Toxic Leadership

    Glitch Bottle #88 – Pentacle Crafting and Spotting Toxic Leadership

     What are the Pentacles from the Key of Solomon, and how are they crafted, cared for and used with spiritual engagements? Also, how can teachers of the occult maintain healthy discussions with members, avoid toxic behavior and appreciate disagreement? Alison Chicosky – practitioner and scholar of the PGM, professional pentacle crafter and proprietor of the…

  • How to Spot a Toxic Leader

    This post was originally written by me and posted on the Council of Witches FB Community page June 11, 2019. “You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” -Goethe While social media has made it easier to find teachers of the occult, and…