I read a couple of articles a few weeks ago on making your own magical chalks. They were great little articles with recipes, based on plaster of Paris and egg shell powder, or cascarilla.
Here’s the link to the articles:
I think there were really great articles and I want to give credit where credit is due.
They began to make me think about the process of making chalks. Both of the recipes given are really a white based chalk. You would add dye or food coloring to make different hues. However, I think you can take it much, much further.
I was thinking that you could make a base out of any powdered substance. This could include that powdered substance alone or with the addition of plaster or cascarilla. For a slightly tighter mixture you could add a touch of beeswax during the mixing process or oils.
What if instead of plain water you used essences, holy water, or any liquid for that matter.
Here’s two links of articles I wrote on essences:
They will explain essences if you don’t know what they are and how to make them.
You could make the bases out of red brick dust, graveyard dirt, or ground herbs in any combination, a touch of wax, and an essence, creating a very strong chalk used for protection sigils or other purpose that would probably last quite a bit longer.
What if you ground herbs for a love spell and added a bit of wax, a touch of honey and an essence made under the planet of Venus and combined with one from Valentine’s Day. The energy of love would be quite strong. You could use this chalk to do your spell work and make love glyphs.
You could use rain water to add the element of water, salt water, any kind of herb blend that you turn to a powder and mix together. I think that the possibilities are as limitless as your imagination.
I am excited about the possibilities and about making my own chalks. I hope you are too. If you make some, let me know. I’d like to hear about how they turn out.
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