Certain stones command our attention because of their apparent beauty, durability, and value, while others have captivated humanity because of their hidden dangers. Throughout history these toxic gems have been used for uses both mundane and magickal, from arts to alchemy. Join occultist and award-winning author Nicholas Pearson on a foray into the shadowy landscape of poisonous stones.
In this class you will:
• Learn to identify toxic and dangerous rocks, minerals, and gemstones
• Explore safe and effective methods for handling, storing, and communing with toxic stones
• Uncover the lore and mythos underpinning the power of poisonous rocks
• Discover how toxic minerals forge connections between medicine, magick, alchemy and the angelic Watchers
Nicholas will draw from his decades-long study of geology and gemstone lore to introduce you to the Poison Path of the Mineral Kingdom.
|March 08,2024 @ 12:00 pm
|March 10,2024 @ 05:00 pm
|Botanica Obscura Conference