Sun in Leo - Solar Talisman
Sun in Leo - Solar Talisman (+8)
"[Sun talisman in good fortune] renders him that wears it to be Renowned, Amiable, Acceptable, Potent in all his works, and equals a man to Kings, and Princes, elevating him to High Fortunes, enabling to do Whatsoever he Pleaseth." -Agrippa 'Three Books of Occult Philosophy', Bk II ch XXII
Modeled by hand in hard carvers wax, and cast 12k gold; the Sun in Leo talisman takes the image of a Lion's head, crowned with the rays of a blazing sun. Mounted below is a rich 3.15 carat Ruby. "[The sun rules] amongst stones, Ruby and Jacinth; among metals, Gold." -Picatrix, Bk III, ch I
The Sun in Leo Talisman was cast in molten gold on August 2, 2017 at precisely 6:09 AM EST. The Sun rising on the ascendant at 10° Leo; dignified by Domicile (+5), and Triplicity (+3). The waxing Moon completes a partile trine to the Sun from 10° Sagittarius, being received by the sun via triplicity. The pouring of the talisman was accompanied by petition and suffumigation of frankincense and amber; drawing heavily upon the planetary rituals put forth in the 10-11th century grimoire of astrological magic 'Picatrix'. Post-casting, the talisman was polished and anointed with Alchemical Oil of Gold produced by Kymia Arts.
The Sun in Leo (+8) Astrological Talisman includes a 20" sterling silver chain, and arrives in a black leatherette pendant box. *gold chains are available upon request