The frosted inky sloe berries decorating the hedgerows just now are the fruits of the Blackthorn. A small deciduous tree that is most at home forming dense, impenetrable hedges. Blackthorns are part of the Rose family that alongside roses also include Hawthorns, Rowans, Crab Apple and Wild Cherry trees. This family holds deep magick for this time of year, their branches hang abundant with rich fruits, a nourishing glut that supports life moving into the Winter months.
As we move towards Samhain, we felt pulled to work with this beautiful, protective wood in celebration of the energy of the season. We shall be releasing a small collection of Wild Jewellery that will be in store on Friday 28th October at 7pm. Scroll down for a sneak peak of some of the pieces and to read more about the energetic qualities of Blackthorn…Continue reading “The Magick of Blackthorn”