Handmade white soy-wax ritual candle infused with Dragon's Blood resin, Hawthorn berries, Pretty Face flower essence, and Plumeria oil.
The Queer Witch ritual candle is spell of visibility!
The well known, traditional triple goddess image depicts a waxing crescent moon/full moon/waning crescent moon which represents the goddess in her triple form, maiden/mother/crone. As a queer, non binary person who wasn't sure if I wanted kids or identified with motherhood, I felt that the full moon didn't quite resonate with me. I wanted something in the middle of life and this image that maintained the fullness, authority, and power of the full moon.
The pink triangle was used primarily as an identifier for gay men during the atrocities of the Holocaust. The pink triangle was reclaimed as an iconic gay/queer symbol during the AIDS crisis most notably by the organization ACT UP. They took this oppressive image and turned it into a powerful tool for healing. 🔻 Silence = Death 🔺
I inserted the pink triangle as the full moon aspect in the triple goddess image as a way to subvert fullness to represent the dynamic, brazen, bright resilience that comes from being queer. My intention with this image is as a visibility spell for LGBTQIA+ witches to step into the full illumination of the sacred time of life between being a youth and an elder. It's about being seen as a powerful force of spirit, walking the edges, and radiating fullness between and through the worlds.
Upon first lighting, breathe deeply and ground and center yourself. Hold the ritual candle and state your intention or wish. This creates a charge with your personal energy and sends your prayer into the wax. Light the wick and visualize your desires expanding into fruition, supported by the Sacred Flame!
These candles are slightly smaller than the traditional Magic Hour small size candle, and have a burn time of approximately 20 hours, contain approximately 4 oz of wax, stand 3.5 inches tall, and 1.75 inches in diameter.