Traditional amulets When I grew up, my mum used to say that stones with natural holes right through them were magical, that they made it possible for people to see the spirits in the world, and that they would give the owner good luck. I still keep most of the stones I find with holes in them.
key guns, 1600s ‘Jailers’ keys were apparently filled with gun powder to create a primitive gun that could be detonated if there was any trouble when opening a cell door. We found several original versions that back up this claim, dating from the 17th century and of various complexity.’
Naturally-holed stones (called mare stones, hag stones, witch stones, or holey stones) are worn to protect from nightmares, the Mara, to bless holy water, to see spirits, and to aid in hedgecrossing and spirit work as well as protect you while doing so.
Hag Stones, also known as Witch Stones, Fairy Stones, Holy Stones and Eye Stones, are stones with naturally formed holes running clean through them. These holes are usually formed by centuries of wave action. It is this association with running water (which itself is said to negate the effect of evil) that is believed by many people to be the source of the Hag Stone's reputation for guarding their owner against ill-fortune and the Evil Eye.
This pin should not exist, please read carefully the full warning. I am pinning it because it is pinned many number of times by people who are not aware of the consequences playing with Witchcraft can have. Hag stone talismans: WARNING Hag stones must NEVER EVER be MADE BOUGHT or ASKED FOR. They must be a gift from someone or found accidently, you must NEVER even look for them. To do so is at your own peril. Please, if you repin this, be responsible and print this warning. The Lady Ella…