Welcome to Terra Traders. We at Terra Traders understand how hard it can sometimes be to find occult supplies from various spiritual/craft traditions all in one place. We hope to make Terra Traders your one stop shop for supplying your Magickal needs and Hoodoo, Wiccan, Witchcraft supplies. Not only is this the shop for your basic and not so basic spiritual and esoteric supplies, we also offer our services such as tarot card, psychic, and astrology readings. We also perform custom spell castings, Rootwork, spiritual remediation, the setting of lights and house blessings/cleansing.
Pride is taken in the crafting of our magickal supplies. We offer mojo/gris-gris/medicine bags, known as lucky hands, as well as our oils, and candles. Here you will also find the odd curios such as brick dust, graveyard dirt, coffin nails, railroad spikes, chicken feet and other ritual supplies for your entire Wiccan, Pagan, Hoodoo, Voodoo, Occult, Esoteric and Magickal needs.
What is Magick?
Magick as defined by Aleister Crowley is “the Science and Art of causing Change to occur in conformity with Will”. This definition distinguishes the Craft from the regular stage performance of illusionary magic. The two are often performed in conjunction with one another… (more)
History of Witchcraft
So what is witchcraft? Hollywood offers an unrealistic idea of just what the Craft is. It is one of the oldest practices on the planet. According to Wikipedia, witchcraft is “the practice of what the practitioner (“witch”) believes to be supernatural skills and abilities, such as the casting of spells and the performance of magical rituals.” Simple enough. However witchcraft is even simpler than that…(more)
Wicca is a nature based pagan religious system. It is predominantly a western based belief. It has its roots in the resurgent witchcraft movement of the 50s and 60s. This movement was started in part by Gerald Gardner. Gerald Gardner was an English civil servant. He is called the father of Wicca. Gardner studied the works of Aleister Crowley. Gardnerian Wicca came to the United States through Raymond Buckland. Buckland was an Englishman who had emigrated to the US and brought the Craft with him…(more)
Top 13 Types of Witches
Witches practice witchcraft. This is common knowledge. Do all witches practice it the same way? No. There are many differences. While Hollywood may paint all witches with a singular brush, they are all quite different. So, how many types of witches are there? It is nearly impossible to name every type of witch, but we can narrow the list. Solitary witch is not included here as a type. Any of the witches listed here can practice alone or in a coven. Here are the top 13…(more)
Candles have always played a part in humankind’s celebrations, rites and rituals. Once Prometheus stole fire from the gods/goddesses and presented it to us, we have honored that gift in one way or another. Whether it be that of a birthday party, a wedding, church service, prayer vigils or even a romantic dinner for two, candles have always held a special place in marking and observing the milestones of our lives. When we do this we honor Prometheus and let a little candle magick into our lives… (more)
What is Hoodoo?
Hoodoo, also known as Conjure is an amalgamation of several different magickal folk systems. The roots of Hoodoo embedded itself in the southern United States by enslaved Africans. After being brought to America slaves from the African continent were deprived of their native religion. It became illegal for them to practice any beliefs from their homeland. Being a spiritual people they refused to completely abandon their religion so they had to make do with what they had in this new land… (more)
A curio is a rare and unusual object. These curios and curiosities are objects that are hard to classify and are of peculiar interest in Hoodoo magick. We use these items in mojo bags, protection, luck, etc…(more)
Setting lights is the traditional practice of candle magick which involves the burning of a charged vigil candle or oil lamp and writing your wish, intent or petition on a slip of paper and placing it under this candle or lamp to achieve your magickal goal.
Here at Terra Traders we always have candles and lamps burning on our altars with petitions under them. This is a free service I offer to all of my clients as well as for those just needing help. If you are in need and would like for me to set a light for you just send me your name as well as your need and I will personally take care of it. Please be brief. Your petition will remain under the candle for 7-9 days depending. It’s that simple.