The Renaissance mage Cornelius Agrippa says, "Under the Goat [Capella] they made an image, the Figure of which was, as it were, a man willing to make himself merry with musical instruments; it maketh him who carrieth it acceptable, honored and exalted before Kings and Princes; and helpeth the pain of the teeth: " Three Books of Occult Philosophy, Bk II, ch 47.
The key medieval text, Hermes on the 15 Fixed Stars says Capella, "exalts men to honors, and brings them the favor of kings and nobles, and heals toothache, and is very medicinal." The Book of Hermes on the 15 fixed stars, BM Bodleian MS. 52, ff. 44-47, Translated by John Michael Greer.
T am very pleased to be able to showcase the art of Robert Place, a very talented artist and esotericist, who has created a Capella image, based on the Agrippa description
The Renaissance mage
Cornelius Agrippa specifically mentions mirrors as appropriate
for astrological talismans:
"So great is the extent, power and efficacy of the Celestiall bodies, that not only naturall things, but also artificiall when they are rightly exposed to those above, do presently suffer by that most potent agent, and obtain a wondefull life...Images, Seals, Rings, Glasses, and some other Instruments, being opportunely framed under a certain constellation, some Celestiall Illustration may be taken, and some wonderfull thing may be received"
Three Books of Occult Philosophy, Bk II, ch 35 (JF translation).
The JF translation speaks of glasses, ie, looking glasses, while the Latin critical edition of Three Books of Occult Philosophy removes any residual doubt by referring to speculis, mirrors.
The Capella mirrors were created on 6:04 pm CST, November 19, 2016 in Iowa City, Iowa, with Capella rising and the Moon applying to sextile Capella. The mirrors were acid etched with a special Capella mirror design created by Robert Place. Each mirror comes with an easel, color Capella image and consecration instructions.
You can see an example of what the Capella Mirrors look like above. The Capella Mirror is a 3 inch by 3 inch square beveled edge mirror. The example was photographed against the sky and a purple background, but the Mirror is a standard, clear, silvered mirror.
Each mirror was etched by Christopher Warnock, the leading traditional astrological magician. These mirrors are not machine made or stamped out in a factory! Because they are handmade the mirrors all have imperfections and flaws which do not affect their magical efficacy.
The 3 x 3 inch acid etched Capella Mirrors for health, healing and honor are $199.95 plus $14.95 US and $69.95 non-US shipping.
Please note that while many clients are happy with their talismans and mirrors, check out the talisman testimonials, some are not and I cannot guarantee exactly what the effects will be for any individual client. Because of this and because I cannot resell talismans, there are no refunds, exchanges or returns on talismans including mirrors.
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