Crafting and Use of
by Carl F. Neal
Published by Llewellyn Worldwide
Crafting and Use of Magical
Scents is an extraordinarily lovely book to have on your shelf. A
must-have for those with an interest in scent and spell crafting through
the element of air.
Neal goes through complete
instruction on what incense is, how to make it and the philosophies behind
it. He then moves to the meat of this wonderful volume, talking
about form, composition, how-to, materials and so forth. He teaches
how to safely experiment with new blends of your own, exclusives and
substitutions as well as the importance of journal keeping, while you
This volume offers you dozens
of recipes so that you can create the perfect blend, easy conversion
tables for the most precise incense maker and tips on the magickal
properties of scent to aid you in your spiritual practices.
When wrapping it up after all this isn't enough, Neal
goes on to do a "troubleshooting" section for catching the
possible problems, etc. A truly complete book on the ins and outs of
incense. A must have for any crafty paganite.
Carl F. Neal (Oklahoma) has
been an incense maker for seven years. He conducts lectures and
workshops and has written several self-published booklets on the topic.