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Basic Wiccan Tools and Symbols - Altar Tools and Their Significance

Your altar should have a representation of each element: Earth, Fire, Air, and Water. Whatever objects you choose as these representations are your “tools”. Following is a chart that may help you understand the traditional correspondences found in many ancient religions.
ElementCompass DirectionSeasonGender
(Power)
Primary
(2nd) Color
Representations / Tools
EarthNorthAutumnfeminine
(to listen)
green
(brown)
salt, stone, soil, crystals
FireSouthSummermasculine
(to will)
red
(orange)
candle, incense
AirEastSpringmasculine
(to know)
yellow
(white or violet)
knife or sword, wand, feather, incense
WaterWestWinterfeminine
(to dare)
blue
(gray or purple)
cup, cauldron, chalice, plants or flowers
The element of Spirit or Ether is often symbolized by the direction ‘up’ and neutral gender.


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