Karen Strang
Five Magic Salt Boxes

Karen Strang
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For centuries salt has been seen as a sacred and magical substance. These five boxes explore some mystical aspects of this everyday chemical, including alchemy, superstition, divination, magic charms and folklore.

Some of the boxes invite the viewer to explore within, others keep their secrets tightly shut.

1.Salt used for sacred preservation.

2.Salt used for protection, charms and spells

3.Salt as the third principle in alchemy

4.Salt superstitions and divination

5.Salt used for purification, ritual and meditation on nature