<![CDATA[Houchin's House of Wizarding Wares - Blog]]>Sun, 14 Oct 2018 13:45:25 -0500Weebly<![CDATA[Your perfect wand by birthdate: Dec 24 - Jan 20]]>Thu, 07 Dec 2017 23:33:47 GMThttp://houchinwizardwares.com/blog/your-perfect-wand-by-birthdate-dec-24-jan-20​Wandlore and other cultural tradition say you might just have the perfect wand based on the day that you were born. If you were born between December 24 and January 20, here are the magical properties associated with those dates.
Wand Wood: Birch
Vine is great for creativity and plant magic.

Wand Core: Dragon tooth and unicorn hair
Cores aren't assigned by birthdate, but we have found that dragon tooth and unicorn hair are both popular pairs.

Birthstone: Turquoise/Garnet
December's stone is turquoise. Turquoise is associated with balance and strength.
January's stone is garnet. Garnet is a red gem associated with love and passion.

Zodiac Symbol: Capricorn/Aquarius
Capricorn (December 22 - January 19) is often characterized as patient and practical.
Aquarius (January 20 - February 18) is often characterized as intelligent and energetic.

Element: Earth / Air
Capricorn is earth; Aquarius is air.

Animal Totem: Snow Goose
A snow goose is stoic and loving.

Ready to find your perfect wand? Visit the shop to see what we currently have in stock or contact us to create a custom wand just for you. Please note that we do not regularly carry all of these materials and some may be exceptionally expensive in a custom wand (eg. diamond).
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<![CDATA[Your perfect wand by birthdate: Nov 25 - Dec 23]]>Thu, 07 Dec 2017 23:30:12 GMThttp://houchinwizardwares.com/blog/your-perfect-wand-by-birthdate-nov-25-dec-23​Wandlore and other cultural tradition say you might just have the perfect wand based on the day that you were born. If you were born between November 25 and December 23, here are the magical properties associated with those dates.
Wand Wood: Elder/Cedar
Elder is great for protection and general positive magic. Because this wood isn't available outside of its native area, we use an American wood with similar properties: cedar.

Wand Core: Phoenix feather and mandrake root
Cores aren't assigned by birthdate, but we have found that phoenix feather and mandrake root are both popular pairs.

Birthstone: Topaz/Turquoise
November's stone is topaz. Topaz is associated with communication and good luck.
December's stone is turquoise. Turquoise is associated with balance and strength.

Zodiac Symbol: Sagittarius/Capricorn
Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21) is often characterized as optimistic and wise.
Capricorn (December 22 - January 19) is often characterized as patient and practical.

Element: Fire/Earth
Sagittarius is fire; Capricorn is earth.

Animal Totem: Owl
An owl is honest but restless.

Ready to find your perfect wand? Visit the shop to see what we currently have in stock or contact us to create a custom wand just for you. Please note that we do not regularly carry all of these materials and some may be exceptionally expensive in a custom wand (eg. diamond).
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<![CDATA[Your perfect wand by birthdate: Oct 28 - Nov 24]]>Thu, 07 Dec 2017 23:26:09 GMThttp://houchinwizardwares.com/blog/your-perfect-wand-by-birthdate-oct-28-nov-24​Wandlore and other cultural tradition say you might just have the perfect wand based on the day that you were born. If you were born between October 28 and November 24, here are the magical properties associated with those dates.
Wand Wood: Reed
Reed is great for wisdom and potions.

Wand Core: Phoenix feather and unicorn hair
Cores aren't assigned by birthdate, but we have found that phoenix feather and unicorn hair are both popular pairs.

Birthstone: Opal/Topaz
October's stone is opal. Opal is associated with love and loyalty.
November's stone is topaz. Topaz is associated with communication and good luck.

Zodiac Symbol: Scorpio/Sagittarius
Scorpio (October 23 - November 21) is often characterized as focused and intuitive.
Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21) is often characterized as optimistic and wise.

Element: Water/Fire
Scorpio is water; Sagittarius is fire.

Animal Totem: Snake
A snake is thoughtful and deep.

Ready to find your perfect wand? Visit the shop to see what we currently have in stock or contact us to create a custom wand just for you. Please note that we do not regularly carry all of these materials and some may be exceptionally expensive in a custom wand (eg. diamond).

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<![CDATA[Your perfect wand by birthdate: Sept 30 - Oct 27]]>Thu, 07 Dec 2017 23:22:34 GMThttp://houchinwizardwares.com/blog/your-perfect-wand-by-birthdate-sept-30-oct-27​Wandlore and other cultural tradition say you might just have the perfect wand based on the day that you were born. If you were born between September 30 and October 27, here are the magical properties associated with those dates.
Wand Wood: Ivy
Ivy is great for healing and protection.

Wand Core: Dryad hair and dragon tooth
Cores aren't assigned by birthdate, but we have found that dryad hair and dragon tooth are both popular pairs.

Birthstone: Sapphire/Opal
September's stone is Sapphire. Sapphire is associated with creativity and inner peace.
October's stone is opal. Opal is associated with love and loyalty.

Zodiac Symbol: Libra/Scorpio
Libra (September 23-October 22) is often characterized as charming and diplomatic.
Scorpio (October 23 - November 21) is often characterized as focused and intuitive.

Element: Air/Water
Libra is air; Scorpio is water.

Animal Totem: Raven
A raven is loving and intuitive.

Ready to find your perfect wand? Visit the shop to see what we currently have in stock or contact us to create a custom wand just for you. Please note that we do not regularly carry all of these materials and some may be exceptionally expensive in a custom wand (eg. diamond).
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<![CDATA[Your perfect wand by birthdate: Sept 2-29]]>Thu, 07 Dec 2017 23:19:08 GMThttp://houchinwizardwares.com/blog/your-perfect-wand-by-birthdate-sept-2-29​Wandlore and other cultural tradition say you might just have the perfect wand based on the day that you were born. If you were born between September 2 and 29, here are the magical properties associated with those dates.
Wand Wood: Vine
Vine is great for research and plant magic.

Wand Core: Centaur hair and mandrake root
Cores aren't assigned by birthdate, but we have found that centaur hair and mandrake root are both popular pairs.

Birthstone: Sapphire
September's stone is Sapphire. Sapphire is associated with creativity and inner peace.

Zodiac Symbol: Virgo / Libra
Virgo (August 23-September 22) is often characterized as practical and intelligent.
Libra (September 23 - October 22) is often characterized as charming and diplomatic.

Element: Earth / Air
Virgo is earth; Libra is air.

Animal Totem: Raven
A raven is loving and intuitive.

Ready to find your perfect wand? Visit the shop to see what we currently have in stock or contact us to create a custom wand just for you. Please note that we do not regularly carry all of these materials and some may be exceptionally expensive in a custom wand (eg. diamond).
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