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Red brick powder - Marie Laveau, 15ml

Red brick powder - Marie Laveau, 15ml

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Red brick powder - Marie Laveau

A fine mixture ground from red brick is used in Voodoo and modern witchcraft. Semiphoras red brick powder is made from red bricks consecrated for the purpose, dating from the middle of the 19th century.

Symbol meaning

As the name suggests, red brick powder is a powder made from red bricks, which has been used for centuries in folk magic, especially for protection purposes. Its use was particularly popular in New Orleans Voodoo in the 19th century. Voodoo arrived in New Orleans in the early 18th century with slaves brought from the West African "slave coast". The dominant Catholicism in the city soon mixed with voodoo. In the 19th century , slaves who escaped from the Haitian revolution brought more voodoo influences to the city. Voodoo queens and kings were spiritual and political figures precisely in 19th century New Orleans. The most famous of these was Marie Catherine Laveau (1801–1881), also called the voodoo queen, who lived and influenced in the French Quarter, on St. Ann Street, where people stopped to seek her help almost at all hours of the day. Priestess Laveau's mystical home is decorated with candles, images of saints, altars and magical objects that protect the house from evil spirits. Marie Laveaut is said to have used red brick powder to protect her home and sold it for use in home protection and protection amulets.

Red brick powder has been said to be a modern version of the red, sacred ocher used in ancient rituals and considered a protective dye. Powdered brick has also been seen to symbolize durability, as houses have been built of brick for millennia. Brick is a protective material, it does not burn, rot or rust. Bricks are made from clay, sand and water, and these symbolize the element of earth. The red color of the brick is also associated with iron, ancestors and blood inheritance.

Ritual use

Red brick powder is used for protection. The powder has been found to be sprinkled inside and outside the apartment, for example on windowsills and door thresholds, to prevent unwanted energies and people from entering. The powder can be used to build protective, symbolic barriers and walls. In the same way, it has been used to call and guide ancestral spirits and gods. Sprinkle red brick powder directly on the altar or pour it into a ritual vessel or seashell to symbolize protection. Red brick powder can also be used as part of protective amulets (gris-gris, mojo) and can be used to symbolically "wash" the sacred area.

Product description

Content about 15ml

Ingredients: Ground brick

Manufacturer: Semiphoras Oy, Espoo

Made by hand in Espoo.

Note! For ritual use. Store in a dry and cool place. For external use only. Not suitable for consumption. Do not use the product if you are allergic to any of its ingredients, have ulcers or other damage to the skin. Do not use the product on children or pets and keep out of their reach.

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