In natural magic feathers are used in spells and ceremonies to promote change. They are used as catalysts to help focus concentration while carrying out spells and wishes.
The medicine bag, also called power pouch or sachet, often includes special feathers which have meaning to the wearer and help attracting good luck as well as driving away bad things.
Feathers are often used to focus concentration in spells.
Feathers are magically ruled by the element of air. This makes them good communication helpers. But each feather also can hold other special powers; depending on the bird it came from, its color and place of discovery and other factors.
The knowledge what kind of feather is best used for what kind of intent can only be found out for oneself by trial and error. A pigeon feather is not as helpful for creating a defense strategy than a feather taken from a bird of prey.
The general rule for future feather magicians is always to use self found feathers rather than bought ones. A shop cannot substitute a walk in nature, nor the joy when the wanted feather is finally found.
Feathers are often used to focus concentration in spells
Feathers used for magical undertakings are mainly determined by the energy which is brought into the feather by the magician him/herself through concentration and thought. Beside from the energy the magician brings into the object, feathers hold certain natural abilities.
Peacock Feathers were thought to be very unlucky, because they resemble an eye. The eye shape represented the evil eye which people were afraid of. Today the beauty and natural strength of the peacock feathers are again recognized. They are specially valued for their multicolored eyes.
BLUE JAY BIRD
Blue Jay feathers are valued as bringer of light and joy and are said to have the ability to brighten up even the darkest places.
FEATHER COLOR CORRESPONDENCES
Purification, spirituality, hope, protection, peace and blessings of the Moon.
Money, fertility and growth.
Health, stability, grounding and matters in the home.
Attraction, energy and success.
Intelligence and blessings of the Sun.
Peace and neutrality; hope and balance.
Psychic awareness, peace and health; change.
RED and BROWN:
BROWN and WHITE:
BLACK and WHITE:
Union and protection.
GREEN and RED:
BLACK and PURPLE: