Hoodoo Nails Curio for Non-Destructive Work
Hoodoo Nails Curio for Non-Destructive Work
Hoodoo Nails Curio for Non-Destructive Work
Hoodoo Nails Curio for Non-Destructive Work
Hoodoo Nails Curio for Non-Destructive Work
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Hoodoo Nails Curio for Non-Destructive Work

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This is a packet of 5 Hoodoo Nails. Where Coffin Nails are for use in works of malice, crossing, causing sickness, breaking up, etc., sometimes nails are called for in old-time spells for other uses, involving binding people, carving candles or other things, "nailing down" a person, object, or even property to keep hold of it, etc.

I call these Hoodoo Nails for lack of a better name. They can be used in the famous "railroad spike" protection spell, if railroad spikes are too large, obtrusive, or difficult to get. They can also be used in Protection workings to call on St. Michael, and dressed to serve as a token of St. Michael’s Sword in mojo bags, spell bottles, and amulets or paket charms.

These are square-cut nails (though they're really more rectangular). Small is 1.5" and will easily fit in a mojo bag or pocket. Large is 3" and will not fit easily but is better suited to literal nailing.

Dressed, blessed, and fixed on appropriate altar before shipping, so please let me know what you're using these for and I will dress and bless accordingly. If you don't specify, I'll dress with Van Van. Also let me know if you have a preference for shiny or weathered. Otherwise I'll just send what I have the most of at the time.

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One, I make all my formulas in tiny batches, only decanting your oil order from the mother bottle and adding herbs and prayers after your order's come in, for instance. The payoff for your patience is that you get fresh blends and fresh products, made by hand the old fashioned way, by a traditional rootworker with 35 years of experience.

Two, I live in the middle of nowhere and I have to expect time-sucking delays as par for the course, like the internet going down 'cause a cow broke the line (yes, we have DSL) or the postal service just not coming here at all for a few days because a storm washed our mailbox into the ditch down the dirt road, stuff like that.

USAGE: Oils are for prayer and ritual use; they are not cosmetics or perfumes. While some customers do use some dressing oils as anointing oils (which is not the same thing as wearing a perfume or cologne), they are careful to do a skin test first, since they know that I cannot possibly predict individual sensitivities or allergic reactions. All-natural does not equal hypoallergenic, y'all! If you need suggestions on how to use condition and anointing oils in the conjure tradition, see the Education link up top.

LEGALESE:  As required by law, all items are sold as curios and/or for educational purposes in the study of folklore and popular religion. I use these items myself though - I don't sell anything I haven't used myself - and quite a few customers over the years have sworn by my traditional formulas since I started selling them in 2002.  
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