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2018 Beltane Sabbat Box Celtic Tree Magick Subscription Box For Witches Wiccans and Pagans

Hail and Welcome, Sabbat Box Members and Friends!

Beltane has always held a special place in our hearts. Aside from corresponding to the Sabbat of fertility and fire, Beltane happens to be our yearly anniversary box for our subscribers, and this year's Beltane Box actually marks our 25th shipment to our members. That means as of Beltane of 2018, we have been shipping Sabbat Boxes to our customers for 3 years! Can you believe it?

Though Sabbat Box "officially" started in March of 2015, we celebrate our anniversary on Beltane, since it was the very first box we shipped to our subscribers. Since 2015, Sabbat Box has shipped thousands of specially curated boxes of magick to our like minded subscribers and customers. Through Sabbat Box, each of our members also have helped to support the Pagan community from within, since we work with a vast array of unique vendors, artisans, and suppliers to curate the products inside of your boxes. We pour our hearts into each box that we ship, placing a piece of ourselves inside each box for you to enjoy. With each passing Sabbat doing our best to continue to make our service the best it can be.

Aside from exploring each Sabbat with our subscribers, we have also explored a wide variety of spiritual topics with each of you. From working with ancestors and creating a protected sacred space, to banishing and manifesting...From elemental magick to kitchen witchery, to divining the future and working with the divine. With Sabbat Box, our members have been able to learn, become inspired and find new means of working magick while also adding a little magick to the mundane. 

For this year at Sabbat Box we have curated a collection of items that will hopefully help you connect with and unlock the mysteries of the Celts and the magick of trees.

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    2018 Beltane Sabbat Box Celtic Tree Magick Subscription Box For Pagan Witch Subscription Box Wiccan Subscription Box

    All of the items that we curated for you inside this box correspond with -or- may help assist you with the following forms of magick:

    • Celtic tree magick
    • Ogham divination
    • Celtic myth and lore
    • Connecting with nature in different ways
    • Druidic mysteries
    • Earth magick

    The Celts—It is from their wise ones, their shamans, and their lore keepers that so many of our modern neo-pagan traditions we practice today stem from. For this year’s Beltane box, we thought what better way is there to further connect with our spiritual roots, the roots of those who laid down the foundation we use and and tap into, in order to draw forth and bring about change while also further providing spiritual nourishment and spiritual meaning into our lives? Many of these roots lay specifically with the ancient Celts; to further connect with their mysteries of the past is to further connect with ourselves and our practices today.

    To get a better understanding of the ancient Celts and to help unlock the mysteries and influence they still hold within Wicca and the craft, one must understand the ancient Celtic people’s connection to nature. the Celtic people had a very special connection with nature; more specifically, they had a deep connection with trees. The Celts believed that trees were harbingers of wisdom and information, each tree offering practical, magickal, and healing attributes. To the Celts, to understand the magick of trees was to understand the natural world itself. It was their way of connecting with and tapping into the raw elements in which we all stem from: “the divine.”

    For this year’s special 3 year anniversary Sabbat Box for Beltane, we dive deeper into the study of what the Celts as a people practiced and held sacred. Inside this box you will discover tools and information that will further assist you on your path by learning about the past to aid in the present.


    Celtic Tree Magic By Danu Forest - Sabbat Box

    ITEM 1: CELTIC TREE MAGIC BOOK.........$17.99
    • WHAT:
    Celtic Tree Magic: Ogham Lore and Druid Mysteries
    • WHO MAKES IT?:
    Authored by Danu Forest
    • WHERE CAN I GET IT?: Available from Llewellyn and at The Sabbat Box Store
    • WHY WOULD I WANT IT?: This comprehensive book is a deep dive into the Celtic connection between spirituality and trees, and is a great reference to understand how trees and the spirit of Earth and nature can be utilized in our own paths.


    Within this book you can explore the powerful magick of the 25 trees of the Ogham (pronounced “Oh-Em”), while further enriching your spiritual practice with the mystic wisdom of the Celts and Druids. The author, Danu Forest—a Druid Witch and shaman—will teach you how to practice divination using Ogham staves (with 200 pages dedicated to breaking down the individual meaning, correspondence, and lore of each Ogham). You will also learn charms and spells, learn to work with each tree’s magickal correspondences and healing attributes, make salves, tinctures, ointments, green crafts, find tree spirit allies in nature, create magickal tools, and more!

    Celtic Tree Magic By Danu Forest - Beltane 2018 Sabbat Box - Celtic Tree Magick
    Celtic Tree Magic By: Danu Forest



    Handmade Ogham Set With Reference Guide and Bag - Sabbat Box Celtic Tree Magick Box

    ITEM 2: HANDMADE OGHAMS..........$22.95
    • WHAT:
     Hand Crafted Wood Burned Ogham Set with Reference Guide and Bag
    • WHO MAKES IT?: 
    Dragon Oak
    • WHERE CAN I GET IT?: Available at Dragon Oak or the Sabbat Box Store
    • WHY WOULD I WANT IT?: These handmade Oghams provide a great introduction to incorporating Celtic tree lore into your divinatory practices.

    Use coupon code above at DRAGON OAK'S WOOD SHOP and receive 20% OFF your next purchase! Exp. 12/31/18

    Inside each Beltane Sabbat Box is a specially hand crafted set of Ogham staves made by Dragon Oak. In order to unlock the spiritual mysteries surrounding the Celts, one must have a good grasp and understanding of the Ogham (pronounced “Oh-Em”). Though these handmade staves were included in each box to be used as a form of divination (meant to further enrich and deepen your spiritual practice), the Ogham is so much more than just a system for divination. It is an ancient creed, an alphabet, a form of communication and a unique system of folk lore and magick representative of trees and nature that was devised by the Celts roughly 1700-2000 years ago.

    Each Ogham staff set comes with the original 20 Oghams used by the Celts along with a reference guide on how to use them for divination purposes and is presented in a green silken bag.

    When it comes to the traditional use of Oghams, specifically for divination, it is believed that the person wishing to use Oghams should actually be the one who physically creates their own Ogham Staff sets — in order for one to connect with the very nature of each of the trees (and the journey it takes to ascertain the wood). The procurement process of the wood is believed by some to be a rite in and of its self. Also, in a “traditional" sense, each Ogham is technically suppose to also be made of the wood that the Ogham represents and corresponds to (i.e. a staff of Birch wood for the Birch Ogham, a staff of Yew for the Yew Ogham etc.). These sets that were included inside are the perfect choice for someone who is looking to get their feet wet with using Oghams prior to creating a full set themselves in the traditional manner.  


    Handmade Ogham Set By Dragon Oak's Wood Shop - 2018 Beltane Sabbat Box - Celtic Tree Magick
    Dragon Oak's Wood Shop


    Located in Crane, Missouri, is an online Pagan Supplies store specializing in ritual and divination tools and has long been the go-to source for hand crafted ritual supplies within the Pagan community.  

    Learn more about this vendor in the featured vendors section below...



    Ground and Center Ritual Oil By Moon Goddess Magick Apothecary

    ITEM 3: RITUAL OIL.........$15.95
    • WHAT:
    Ground and Center Earth Energy Magick Ritual Anointing Oil 
    • WHO MAKES IT?:
    Moon Goddess Magick Apothecary
    • WHERE CAN I GET IT?: Available at Moon Goddess Magick Apothecary or the Sabbat Box Store
    • WHY WOULD I WANT IT?: This light-scented oil is a great way to prepare items (or yourself) to help connect to grounding and earth energies for your ritual, divinatory, or meditative work.

    Use the code above at Moon Goddess Magick Apothecary and receive 10% OFF your next purchase!


    This Ground and Center oil contains an exquisite blend of essential oils and herbs such as fir needle, birch, white oak, pine pinyon, agarwood, neroli, and sandalwood, and it is crystal charged with clear quartz to help connect you to the energy of the earth and to help raise your own power for successful grounding.

    Grounding is one of the most important preparations to make when readying yourself for spiritual work, especially divination. Our magickal workings are most effective when the mind is focused on the intent in mind and when our body is grounded to nature’s power and energy. Use this divinely crafted ritual oil prior to working magick or when you feel you may need assistance with grounding and centering yourself on a day to day basis.


      Moon Goddess Magick Apothecary - Ground and Center Ritual Oil
      Moon Goddess Magick Apothecary

      Located in Tacoma, Washington, Moon Goddess Magick Apothecary was started in 2009 by Sarah Collins. Sarah is a mother, a traveler between the worlds, and a weaver of magick. At her shop you will find ritual candles, oils, magickal aromatherapy, teas, incense, herbs, sprays, and more! 

      Learn more about this vendor in the featured vendors section below...


      Celtic Tree Magick Stick Incense By Charme Et Sortilege - Beltane Sabbat Box

      ITEM 4: STICK INCENSE..........$6.50
      • WHAT:
       Hand Crafted Stick Incense - SABBAT BOX EXCLUSIVE
      • WHO MAKES IT?: Charme et Sortilege
      • WHERE CAN I GET IT?: Available at Charme et Sortilege or the Sabbat Box Store
      • WHY WOULD I WANT IT?: Help create a positive environment with these purifying yet earthy scented incense sticks while you study and examine Druidic tree magick.


      This exclusive hand-crafted stick incense by Charme et Sortilege was made specifically for our Celtic Tree Magick Sabbat Box to help invoke and connect with the mystical energy of trees. What makes this incense unique is that it is comprised of 3 separate blends of oils, offering a changing aroma as it burns. Each stick starts with a base dip of purifying fir essential oil. From there as you light the tip, you will notice the first half of the incense combines with the fir to emit a light and airy aroma and energy, like the canopy of a tree. As it slowly burns, the scent becomes more earthy and grounding, like a tree’s roots. Perfect to burn when working with Ogham or Ogham divination..


      Celtic Tree Magick Stick Incense By Charme Et Sortilege
      Charme Et Sortilege


      Charme et Sortilege (Charm and Spell), is a brick and mortar metaphysical store, online witchcraft supplies store, and a wholesaler of pagan supplies located in Montreal, Quebec.

      Learn more about this vendor in the featured vendors section below...



      Tree Agate Stone Set By Sabbat Box

      ITEM 5: TREE AGATE CRYSTAL SET.........$2.00
      • WHAT: 
      Tree Agate Crystal Kit with Info Card and Organza Bag
      • WHO MAKES IT?: 
      By Sabbat Box
      • WHERE CAN I GET IT?: Available the Sabbat Box Store
      • WHY WOULD I WANT IT?: This tree agate is a wonderful addition to any crystal/stone collection or as a great addition to a crystal grid or altar to help evoke the strength and wisdom of trees.

      Tree agate, a type of chalcedony, has long been considered to be a stone of abundance and prosperity to the people of India. It is commonly found in the United States and Asia. Tree agate is made up of “tree like” inclusions of iron and manganese that resemble tree roots or vines. Due to its tree like appearance, some practitioners use tree agate in ritual or meditations to connect with ancestors as well as channel earth energy, making this a helpful crystal to be used along with Celtic tree magick or divinatory work where you receive ancestral guidance..

      Each Set Includes:

      • One tree agate stone
      • One info card for your book of shadows
      • One small organza keepsake bag

      Tree Agate Gemstone Set - Sabbat Box
      Tree Agate Stone Set



      Celtic Tree Magick and Lore Parchment - Sabbat Box

      ITEM 6: PARCHMENT...............$1.95
      • WHAT:
       Magickal Trees in Celtic Lore Book of Shadows Page
      • WHO MAKES IT?: 
      Azure Green
      • WHERE CAN I GET IT?: Available at Azure Green and the Sabbat Box Store
      • WHY WOULD I WANT IT?: This handy reference is a great summary of the sacred trees as evidenced in Celtic lore and what purpose they represent in our own path.

      Discover the magick of the trees in Celtic lore with this in-depth detailed parchment by Azure Green. Our current “Eight Fold Year”, also known as “The Wheel of the Year” is based on the original 13 month Celtic Lunar calendar, where each month had a specific tree with unique correspondences assigned to it. This parchment breaks down the 13 trees that are sacred to their 13 lunar months and includes a corresponding sketch of their leaves as well. This reference sheet is perfect to keep handy in your book of shadows for quick reference, especially when working with Oghams (Oh-Ems) for divination.


      Celtic Trees Parchment - Magickal Trees in Celtic Lore - 2018 Beltane Sabbat Box
      Celtic Trees Parchment


      Bits of Strength Pocket Affirmation Stones By Deva Designs - Sabbat Box

      ITEM 7: AFFIRMATION STONES...............$1.00
      • WHAT:
       Pocket Affirmation Stones
      • WHO MAKES IT?: 
      Deva Designs
      • WHERE CAN I GET IT?: Available at the Sabbat Box Store or via a wholesale purchase from Deva Designs
      • WHY WOULD I WANT IT?: These pocket affirmations are a great sentiment for any practitioner or individual looking to manifest positive changes.

      Included in each of our Celtic Tree Magick Sabbat Boxes were 1 of 10 different Celtic pocket affirmation stones. Part of the "Bits of Strength" line from Deva Designs, each pewter pocket stone comes with a lovely, inspiring message. Use your message as a mantra during meditation, focus in on its meaning during ritual or spell work, or simply place somewhere significant to act as a reminder each time you look upon it. Each stone is cast in pewter and comes with a "Celtic" knot styled in the shape of an acorn, which also contains a triquetra. These are being sold in sets of 5 on the Sabbat Box store.

      The 10 Different Affirmations Are Below. Which Did You Get?

      • Be-Leaf
      • Fearless
      • Love Live Grow
      • Grow awesome
      • Begin small
      • Follow your path
      • Be inspired
      • Stand strong
      • Grow abundance
      • Begin


      Bits of Strength Pocket Stones By Deva Designs - Sabbat Box
      Pocket Affirmation Stones

      Deva Designs, is a family owned online metaphysical wholesale store that creates joyful products to inspire. They are located in Sedona Arizona.

      Learn more about this vendor in the featured vendors section below...


      2018 Beltane Sabbat Box - Celtic Tree Magick

      PACKING & SHIPPING: Part of the costs of your box include the box and the packing material itself. The items listed below account for a good portion of the overall costs for the Beltane Sabbat Boxes. Each Beltane Sabbat Box is lined with paper padding and wrapping to add to the surprise of what we’ve curated for you. Shipping is also included in the total price for Sabbat Boxes. The average cost to ship boxes is roughly $9.50. Also, we here at Sabbat Box wish to be as environmentally friendly that we can be and do our best to source packing supplies and material from companies that have the same beliefs we do, in that we want to make as little of an impact as possible on the environment, while also keeping the content of your boxes safe as they make their journey to you. 

      BOXES: Your boxes where made from high quality corrugated paper and are 100% recyclable. Please try to find another use for your box. They are 9x9x3 on the inside. You could decorate your box to hold some magical supplies or use it again to ship something to someone or save it for another time when you may need it. If you have to get rid of it, please try to recycle it.

      BROCHURES: Your brochures are printed on recyclable 16pt paper, which is sourced from sustainable forests.

      TISSUE PAPER & FILLING: The brown tissue paper is made from 100% recycled paper and is recyclable. The colored filler inside each box is made from scraps of recycled colored crinkle paper and is biodegradable. The filler comes from an eco friendly, company. 

      STICKERS: The stickers found within your boxes where printed on vinyl with a gloss laminate.


      Beltane Sabbat Box Savings - Celtic Tree Magick

      Part of our goal is to provide a number of items to our members at a value far above what individuals can purchase on their own. When you add up all of the items inside your BELTANE Sabbat Box, as well as costs for shipping and packaging, you are saving over $30.00. We believe this to be another good reason to be a member. Also, each box we create helps to support Pagan run businesses and their employees. Sabbat Box looks forward to continuing to stay within our mission to work with other Pagan businesses to supply products for each box.

      • Total MSRP of items inside: $68.34 

      • Total Savings on this box: $22.39 
      • Total Shipping Savings: $9.50 
      • Grand Total In Savings: $31.89 

      Our members helped to support 7 small/Pagan run businesses with their Sabbat Box membership! We work with other Pagans and Pagan owned businesses within the community to purchase, curate and supply the items featured within our boxes. In the end, we want to help the community grow and share our business with companies that share our same values and standards.

      Sabbat Box Featured Vendors For Beltane 2018


      Moon Goddess Magick Apothecary - Sabbat Box Featured Vendor


      ABOUT THEM AND WHAT THEY SELL: Moon Goddess Magick is an online witchcraft supplies store that specializes in creating handcrafted ritual oils, wiccan herbs, ritual baths, spell candles, organic teas, incense and more! 

      Located in Tacoma, Washingon, Moon Goddess Magick Apothecary was started by Sarah Collins. Sarah is a mother of two amazing children, a traveler between worlds and a weaver of Magick. She is ruled by the Moon, the stormy Seas and the gentle flowing rivers.

      An excerpt by Sarah...
      "Knowledge of Witchcraft, Magick, Astrology and Alchemy is a continual and life long study that is deeply rooted into the very essence of Sarah's being. With many years of study in the magical arts, this has been a sacred journey of rediscovery that has been with Sarah throughout her path in the spiral of life. Her creations and recipes are inspired by Nature and the Cosmos, created with the knowledge from herbal lore and ancient magick. With this knowledge, I weave creations into reflections of my own experiences and rituals, sharing their magick with you. Connecting with you all has been such a joy throughout the years, many friendships and sisterhoods have been forged since Sarah began offering her creations and for that she is eternally grateful."

      Use the code above at Moon Goddess Magick Apothecary and receive 10% OFF your next purchase!


        Banish away unwanted negative energy and watch it go down the drain with this beautifully fragrant Banishing Black Salt Scrub. Made during the Waning Moon on a Saturday to ensure that you're removing toxic energy from your sacred temple. You~ Containing quality ingredients of Black Hawaiian Sea salt, Himalayan Sea Salt, Organic Fractionated Coconut Oil, Essential oils of Cedarwood, Cypress, Pine, Rose and Peppermint and Organic herbs of Peppermint , Rosemary, Rue and Rose petals ground down with a Mortar and Pestle. Contained in a Lovely little 3oz Recycled glass Jar with cork lid~ This is great for Spiritual readers that deal with various energies on a daily basis~ Also helpful to others who are in contact with many different people throughout the day. Other ways to use are after an argument, concerts, anywhere that you feel you have picked up other energies that you no longer wish to hold on to~ ~How do you use it? In the shower, bath or on your hands, apply sparingly and scrub away all that unwanted Energy~ The Black salt absorbs all of the negative energy that you can visualize going down the drain, leaving your skin silky smooth and fully cleansed. All of the herbs chosen to work with for this blend, have a long history of offering their protection and aiding in cleansing you both physically and spiritually. Remember this is Black salt and does take a rinse or two to fully wash away the negative Energy~ It is recommended that you clean your tub afterword as well~ The Black banishing salt will stick to the residue on your tub~ Taking with it all of the Negativity right down the drain~ #blacksalt #banishing #beautyscrub #peppermint #rose #witchesblacksalt #banishnegativity #freshstart #freshskin #pagan #planetarymagic #herbs #naturalbeautyproducts

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        Charme Et Sortilege - Sabbat Box


        ABOUT THEM AND WHAT THEY SELL: Located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Charme et Sortilege is a brick and mortar Metaphysical Shop, and online witchcraft supplies store and a wholesaler of Pagan supplies, and has been serving the worldwide Pagan community for over 16 years. Started back in 2002, Charme et Sortilege (which means Charm and Spell in French) carries over 600 products, with their most popular product line being their house made specialty products. Charme et Sortilege's specialty products include ritual incense, ritual supplies, altar supplies, spell candles, apothecary items, jewelry, divination tools, and more!

        Charme et Sortilege was founded by Marie Renee Patry, and Pascal Raymond. Marie has been a practitioner of the craft for over 40 years, specializing in  Hermetic and Druidic traditions. Marie is a high priestess, a Druid, an author, teacher, and an actress. Currently, Marie serves as the Artistic and Marketing Director at Charme et Sortilege and is the creator of the majority of the products that Charme et Sortilege sells.

        Pascal Raymond, a co owner at Charme et Sortilege, is also a practitioner of the craft, with an Eclectic background in various traditions. Pascal currently serves as the director of operations and helps to keep Charme et Sortilege running smoothly. 




        Dragon Oak Wood Shop


        ABOUT THEM AND WHAT THEY SELL: Located in Crane, Missouri, Dragon Oak's Wood Shop was founded by Gypsy Beth and Dragon Oak, and have been serving the Pagan community since 2003. Having operated their own brick and mortar new age store (Ancient Wisdom), DragonOak and Gypsy Beth found that some key products were impossible to find. So in order to change that and provide the Pagan community with these much needed specialty products, Gypsy Beth and DragonOak set out to create Dragon Oak and has been creating beautiful handmade, magickal products ever since. 

        Dragon Oak's Wood Shop creates and sells a variety of hand crafted ritual, altar and divination tools such as handmade runes, oghams, altar tables, altar tiles, wands, books of shadows, tarot boxes, and more! They also accept custom orders as well. 

        DragonOak and Gypsy Beth make all their products themselves. All their work is done by hand and in accordance to the ancient traditions of magick. Each piece is created using the same board or branch to keep with the continuity of the tree spirit and with the elements of nature. And to align with the values of nature, their stains and finishes are kept as natural as possible. Let Dragon Oak work closely with you on your next custom ritual tool purchase to create just the right piece, that is magickally attuned to you. 

        Use the code above at Dragon Oak and receive 20% OFF your next purchase!



        Deva Designs Wholesale Jewelry and Metaphysical Supplies


        ABOUT THEM AND WHAT THEY SELL: Deva Designs is a family-owned and operated wholesale metaphysical jewelry and gift shop located in Sedona, Arizona. Deva Designs is devoted to bringing products of beauty and value to the gift, holistic, and Mind-Body-Spirit marketplaces. Deva Designs was founded in 1990 by Micki Baumann, a leader in the mind-body-spirit marketplace. For over 28 years, Deva Designs has been creating and sharing products of inspiration and joy! 

        Their name ‘Deva’ takes its inspiration from the ancient word for ‘the benevolent shining ones’. These ‘shining ones’ are known by many different names in traditions all across the world today. This is why they chose this name: It is a connection to the radiance, light, and inspiration we all share. If you own a gift shop or metaphysical store and would like to carry their products, reach out to Deva Designs below to set up a wholesale account with them. Be sure to tell them Sabbat Box sent ya. 



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        Celtic Tree Magick - Beltane Sabbat Box Theme

        TIME: We take pride in assembling each and every Sabbat Box by hand, no matter the amount of time it takes. We don't just throw your items inside a flat rate priority mail box like some other subscription box companies out there. We want your Sabbat Box to be delivered to you as beautifully as it left us, and it takes a tremendous amount of time to complete this task.

        This includes folding the boxes together, individually cutting each sheet of tissue paper by hand, weighing out the crinkle paper for each box, designing the flyers, coupons, stickers and brochures to be printed professionally by commercial printers, individually placing each item within their corresponding bags, individually assembling the boxes, individually packing the tissue paper within each box by hand and also putting together and creating product packing. This timeframe doesn't even include the efforts made to manage the Sabbat Box website, the back end billing system, social media management, customer service inquiries, accounting, marketing, purchasing, networking, and so on. This is a labor of love and we enjoy serving the community!

        We believe in what it is we are doing and we sincerely hope that each and every one of you can see that the purest of intent and utmost care goes into curating each Sabbat Box.


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        Don't forget to share your unboxing videos with us for Beltane here



            • The History of Beltane: Article
            • An Introduction to Working With Oghams: Article
            • The Origins of Beltane: Article
            • 10 Ways to Celebrate Beltane via Witchy Words: Articles

        We would like to thank each and every one of our suppliers, vendors, and MOST IMPORTANTLY, our members, for making Sabbat Box possible. This wouldn't even be happening if it wasn't for our members. We hope to continue to serve the Pagan community at large and continue to provide you inspiration to celebrate The Wheel of the Year! Have a Blessed Beltane!

        Blessed Be,
        Llyfr & Hugh
        Founders of Sabbat Box

        Celtic Tree Magick

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        Celtic Tree Magick 2018 Beltane Sabbat Box Theme - Sabbat Box A Subscription Box For Wiccans Witches and Pagans



        Druids and CeltsIt was from the wisemen, shamans, and lore keepers that so many of our modern neo-pagan and Wiccan traditions stem from. For this year's Beltane box we thought...what better way is there to further connect with our spiritual selves than to connect with our spiritual roots; the roots of those who laid down the foundation in which we use and tap into, in order to draw forth and bring about change, while also further providing spiritual nourishment and meaning into our lives. Many of these roots lay specifically with the Celts, and to further connect with their mysteries of the past, is to further connect with ourselves and our practices today.  

        The Celts had a special connection with nature, more specifically trees. The Celts believed that trees were harbingers of wisdom and information, with each tree offering practical, magickal, and healing attributes. To the Celts, to understand the magick of trees was to understand nature itself -- it was a way of connecting with and tapping into the raw elements in which we all stem from.

        Beltane itself marks the halfway point between the spring equinox and the summer solstice, but the sabbat is so much more than just its astronomical and astrological significance. We celebrate Beltane--as well as the concept of the Wheel of the Year--thanks to the Celts, who marked this occasion as the one of the four fire festivals of the year. 

        One of the most recognized traditions of the Celts on Beltane was lighting a bonfire, which was meant to represent a celebration of the light and the sun as the days start to turn longer on the run up to Litha, (a.k.a. the summer solstice). Some traditions speak of the bonfire fueled by burning of the nine sacred woods, which come from the first nine trees of the Celtic tree calendar: birch, rowan, ash, alder, willow, hawthorne, oak, holly, and hazel.

        Another more modern Celtic based tradition is to use these tree's woods in a bonfire as a form of divination; a way to allow the flames and movement of the fire to provide hints and clues of what is to come, especially in reference to foreseeing the coming summer and harvest season. Since Beltane sits opposite Samhain on the Wheel of the Year, some believe that the veil thins once again on this day, making Beltane an opportune time to practice divination and connect with the hidden and unknown.

        Aside from using wood to divine fire, wood and trees have long held deep magickal significance to the ancient Celts. In fact, the Celts venereated certain trees, and from their profound adoration of trees emerged a sigil/symbol type of alphabet known as the Ogham (pronounced Oh-am), that historians believe was used for divination, communication, record keeping and more. 

        For this year's special 3 year anniversary Sabbat Box for Beltane, we will be diving deeper into the study of what the Celts as a people practiced and held sacred. Inside this box you will discover a variety of tools that will further assist you on your path of discovering the past to aid in the present. 

        Tree of Life



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