Love Potion Picture

This weekend a new series of drawings will arrive in my shop. Based on old magical spells I have collected through time, I made a series of four drawings all of them depicting one of my favorite spells. The spells I have chosen are derived from old folklorish or historical books.

The third drawing is called ‘Love Potion’. It is one of the less complicated rituals to win someone’s heart. Based on the worshipping of the goddess Venus. Copper and also the number six are elements that belong to this goddess and though not mentioned in the recipe I found, it is very likely that the ritual was supposed to be done on a Friday most likely during a waxing moon. The beauty of these kind of recipes lies in it’s symbolism.....

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