The creation of this decorative athame begins with branches of red oak trees collected after seasonal storms. Each piece is cut, debarked, shaped and finished by hand. Merged with a flint knapped agate blade and then carefully wrapped and secured with a single thread of suede cord.
Hilt length: 5.5 inches
Blade length: 5.5 inches
Inquiry by email for custom orders: Additional stones, engravings, wood types, stone colorations, grip colors and material, as well as lengths can all be personalized.
Custom prices will vary based only on additional time or materials than depicted in photo.
Allow 3-6 weeks for the delivery of personalized orders.
Most electronic payment methods are accepted. Payment within 3 business days is highly appreciated.
Shipments will usually be mailed within 24 hours of confirmed payments (with exception for custom orders). On occasion, requirement of additional packaging materials may delay shipping times up to 72 hours. Additional insurance and tracking information can be provided if requested. International customers: please allow extra time for customs clearance.
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
I take pride and care in both my work and reputation and will package all items accordingly. Clear communication and documentation showing a critical defect in craftsmanship may be eligible for a full or partial refund. Buyer assumes responsibility for return shipping. With the above exception, all sales are considered final.
Custom design, color and stone inlay are available. Time between order and shipment will vary based on complexity, detail and size but will generally be shipped in less than four weeks time.
Some rocks and minerals, such as Sulphur, are scientifically known to have inherent health/safety risks which may not be listed in these descriptions. Other species may become altered when exposed to moisture, Ultra-Violet light or heat. I provide information which can be confirmed through multiple sources and make every attempt to eliminate large discrepancies between authors. Some portions may be taken directly from the source with additional citation. Metaphysical descriptions can vary based intention, method and even location of use. It is strongly recommended to find the method of use which best fits your own personal preferences.
References for any scientific and metaphysical information provided:
Cunningham, S. (2011). Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Crystal, Gem & Metal Magic.
Donald R. Prothero, F. S. (2004). Sedimentary Geology: An Introduction to Sedimentary Rocks and Stratigraphy second edition. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman and Company.
Perkins, D. (2011). Minerolgy Third Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.
As little as 0.001% impurity can alter the coloration of a mineral. This chart shows which colors are
result from which metallic impurities. This shows only the most common colorations and does not reflect additional causation such as radiation, isotopes, or light refraction properties.
Vanadium Green / Color change
Chromium Red - Green
Iron Red - Green - Yellow
Copper Green - Blue