Elder and Peridot Altar Piece
These little Elder Discs have a little Peridot tumbled piece glued on to them. The diameters of the discs are approx. 4 cm.
With the Elder's association with the Earth, Earth work and Earth Magick, the addition of the Peridot tumbled piece, make these little discs an ideal addition to the altars of any one who uses and works with Earth Magick.
The Elder was cut on a full Moon or New Moon.
The Elder (Sambucus Canadensis)
The Elder Mother (Queen of Herbs)
Harvest method – Ritual with offering
Tree Calendar Period: 13th month of the Celtic Tree Calendar which is November 25th to December 21st (Beth-Luis-Nion)
The 13th consonant of the Ogham alphabet, Ruis - R
Folknames: Alhuren, Battree, Eldrum, Lady Ellhorn, Tree of Doom
- Colours – Black, dark green or blood red
- Element – Water
- Planet – Venus, Saturn
- Birds – Pheasant, Raven, or Rook
- Crystals – Peridot, Jet
- Flower – Dandelion
- Deity – Hel, Hela, Venus, The White Lady
- Class – Shrub
- Gender – Feminine
The Elder Tree is one of beginnings and endings – of birth and death so it is believed that the Elder Fairy is a spirit of transformations and aids the crossings either as in birth or death. She is generally seen as an old woman and will provide a strong link with the Mother Goddess. She carries the wisdom of the crone and is the mistress of deep magic.
Zodiac sign: Virgo, Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius
Chakra: Heart and Solar Plexus
Peridot is believed to help resolve issues within dysfunctional relationships, and reducing anger. It is thought to protect against jealousy and resentment towards the wearer and teaches us to love one another. It is believed to help with overcoming hypochondria, when it is worn around the neck.