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How to Make an Elven Amulet

amuletbSince we’ve gotten a lot a questions about making amulets, we decided that maybe a post on the subject would be in order.

Making an amulet can be as simple or as complicated a process as you want it to be so I have included a few options for you to consider.

Note:  If this seems like too much work, we now have herbal amulets and wooden pendants available in our store.

Since we have already discussed what amulets are here, I won’t go over it again.  Instead, we can move right along to making different types of amulets.

HERBAL AMULETS–An herbal amulet, as the name suggests, is an amulet which is made of, or includes herbs. A simple way to make one is by following the steps below: 

1)  Decide how big you want your amulet to be. Finished size of the amulet we are making here is about 1 1/2″  square so all the directions will be for this size but you can make it any size you want.

2)  Transfer or paint your design on a 2″ x 4″ piece of felt or other suitable fabric. Make sure your actual symbol is on the bottom half as below: amulet1

3) Fold fabric in half, right sides together, and sew two sides as shown. You can use a sewing machine or you can hand sew it, it really doesn’t matter. Turn the sewn amulet, right side out.


4) Decide what kind of cord you want and attach it to the amulet. Of course, there are other ways to attach the cord and you can do it however you want but here’s how we do it:


Decide how long you want your neck cord to be and then thread a large needle with the right length of fine leather cord, making a good knot at the end. Going inside the amulet, pull your needle through the top left corner and then take your needle back into the amulet from the top right side as shown.  Remove the needle and tie another knot at that end.  The cord is now attached at both corners from the inside.


5) Fill the amulet with the appropriate herbs. There are different herbal formulas  for different amulets so you need to find out what they are before you fill it up.


6)  Sew up the remaining side by  hand and your amulet is finished!



For those who hate to sew, there are other options! You can put a magical symbol on a variety of objects so just use your imagination.  Below we have a some  of the easier methods available to you.

1)  Silver frame method–

This involves  painting or printing the amulet symbol on a piece of paper and then gluing it to a piece of cardboard or wood in this case.  Apply a sealant such as varnish to the symbol, apply glue to the back and insert it into the silver frame (available at a craft store or online).  Simple!


Finished amulet below:


2) Wooden Amulet

Another simple method, this just requires that you print out the design and glue it to a wood piece or paint it on directly.  Again, varnish the symbol, attach a bail (available at craft stores or online) or drill a hole and you are done.


Finished amulet:


3)  Glass Pendant

This method is a bit more difficult since you need the right materials which can be difficult to find…

Basically, all you need to do is print out or paint your symbol, glue it to the bottom of the glass piece, attach a silver bail and coat the backing.

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99 Responses to How to Make an Elven Amulet

  1. Navneeta ray October 5, 2009 at 5:34 pm #

    Hey dante dont tink like dat :) well I m not Natalie bt I think either that was dat guy’s GUARDIAN ANGEL surroundin him or maybe his aura bt I dont tink its his AURA bcz usually Aura has diffrnt color other than white frm wat I knw bt dat was a GUD thing u saw bt lets jst wait 4 Natalie or Mr.E to answer which’ll be anytime soon ok, till den, stay put, tc, bye, Navneeta

  2. dante October 6, 2009 at 3:40 pm #

    eah i think you right im crazy

  3. admin October 7, 2009 at 3:07 pm #

    Hey dante,

    Yes, that does sound like you saw an aura. I don’t agree that seeing a white aura means that person is going to die. In fact, when people are first learning to see auras, they often see them as white. Usually, if there is no aura, that’s when you have to worry!


  4. admin October 7, 2009 at 3:09 pm #

    Hey Navneeta,

    Sounds wonderful, glad you are providing a nice place for them to stay!


  5. dante October 7, 2009 at 4:27 pm #

    thanks natalie and i think my third eye is opening cuz i saw a little red llight wat does that mean???

  6. KALVIN October 9, 2009 at 8:09 pm #

    those amulets look very intresting i wonder if i should make one to.

  7. colton October 10, 2009 at 3:48 pm #

    Im new to this website ,but those amuletsare amazing i made one ,and woke the next morning and almost everything in my garden grew.

  8. dante October 14, 2009 at 7:02 pm #

    whoa …that eminds me one time a had a garden of beans and they soon dieed s o i planted another plant and i woke and the seeds to the beans were on the durt!!!!the fairies are super-nicE!!

  9. Archie October 19, 2009 at 3:09 am #

    hey guys! i feel so great hearing ur experiences! there is one thing that i have to tell you, i dont know if it was supernatural or nething, i ws sitting on my terrace and i thought of trying smething.i said particularly to no one, ” hey fairies, dont be afraid, come and play with me” for sometime nothing happened, then suddenly four or five humming birds came from nowhere(it was twilight) and started chirping. they were there for sometime, and then they flew away. i wanna know if it is something unusual, becuz i hve never seen so many humming birds together, let alone give me ur views..thanks!

  10. dante October 19, 2009 at 7:54 am #

    hey archie its prboblay a fairy!!!!!!!!!!congratulations

  11. Archie October 20, 2009 at 7:06 am #

    hey thanks Dante! i thot so too…but i dont think i am successful in opening the third eye thing yet, i try to do what it is to be done, but i dun think i am doing it right…(i googled about how to open the third eye)hopfully, i ll be able to do it!

  12. Hannah22 October 20, 2009 at 4:27 pm #

    Hi, I was wondering if you could use shrinky-dinks instead of wood and glass?

  13. dante October 20, 2009 at 6:14 pm #

    hey dont worry i have the answer on my website here it is ; if you go to “open your eyes!!” it’ll tell you how to open it and if you go at ” opened my third eye!” it’ll tell you how i opened my third eye …
    hope i helped,

  14. Archie October 21, 2009 at 3:28 am #

    Thanks Dante, i read ur website, it is very interesting.i ll try to do what you have written there, i have one question though..i heard the third eye opens if u concentrate hard enough between ur eyebrows(supposedly the place of the third eye) much true is this? i try to this everyday..

  15. dante October 21, 2009 at 7:35 am #

    yes it is true archie….every time i tak a shower i also try to pry open my forehad!!!it actually works so now its slighly open!!

  16. admin October 23, 2009 at 12:38 pm #

    Hi Hannah22,

    Yes, I think that would work too. :)

  17. admin October 23, 2009 at 12:40 pm #

    Hi Archie,

    That sounds a bit unusual to me, especially the timing of it.


  18. Archie October 24, 2009 at 12:41 am #

    Thanks Dante and Natalie! I wanna tell u guys one more thing thoh, last night i was half asleep(u know where u cannot open ur eyes, but u r kind of awake), i heard two voices…they were whispering.I did not hear what they were was half past 3 so no one in the neighbourhood was talking, and i was pretty sure they were whispering very close to me…and when i heard there voices, i suddenly opened my eyes like it was an alarm, and the voices seized immediately.I was pretty shaken up after that…i dont know what it was…

  19. dante October 24, 2009 at 8:20 am #

    oh yes ,one time i heard this voice when i was getting ready for bed so when i got in i heard a voice that was telling “…awesome…” the only word i remember is aswesome?!?! and i hadnt fead my fish in days cuz i lost his food but,he was still alive!!!so i fead it and it didnt want to eat!!!

  20. admin October 24, 2009 at 3:32 pm #

    Hi Archie,

    Sounds like some pixies causing minor trouble – they can be pranksters. You might want to say something like “I can hear you whispering. Is there something you wanted to say to me?”

    Just make sure you sound sort of casual because you don’t want them to think they have you worried or scared–that might be too fun for them and they might continue to pester you. If you talk to them in a normal tone, they may go away entirely or let you know what they want.

    Let us know how it goes…


  21. Zoey October 24, 2009 at 5:17 pm #

    I’m Zoey! I have a question for the amulets~ you said there are different herbal formulas for different amulets. Where can I the different herbal formulas?


    P.S. This website rocks!!! (although you probably get that allot)

  22. Zoey October 24, 2009 at 5:27 pm #

    By the way, what is an aura?

  23. Zoey October 24, 2009 at 5:34 pm #

    Awesome site!!

  24. Zoey October 24, 2009 at 5:38 pm #

    I remembered I had a dream once- I was trying to contact the fae and I asked them if they are real and they said yes. The rest was a blur… and then I woke up.

  25. Zoey October 24, 2009 at 5:41 pm #

    I had a sleepover with my best friend last month and we made fairy charms that we hung all over the room and that night we kept hearing voices… what could that mean?

  26. Zoey October 24, 2009 at 5:41 pm #

    Sorry, have allot to say

  27. Zoey October 26, 2009 at 7:10 pm #

    Hi Natalie!! I wanted to ask you some questions and I have tried to but I don’t no how to. I can only do it 2 websites. Can you help me ppuulleezzee?

    ~ Zoey

  28. Zoey October 26, 2009 at 7:12 pm #

    By the way, how can I put the symbol on the amulet if I can’t paint it on or transfer it?

  29. bri3 October 26, 2009 at 8:32 pm #

    Hey guys, srry i haven’t been on in a while. I’ve been thinking over, and I know this must sound entirely like a false proclomation, but i think i may have just some form of the sixth sense. But it is mostly hearing. It’s weird, I’ve never actually heard talking except in my old house. Now that I’m here, everythings fine. Now, I’m not any expert and I have actually no clue what I am talking about but its seemed very subtle. I guess I’ll see how that goes. BUT, not what I wanted to say. I was talking to my friend, and she said she bought this elf doll from macy’s, and if it trusts you, it’ll move around. Now, you can tell I find that hard to believe. But then my other friend said he “had” one. and both of them said they disappeared every year near christmas to help “santa”. First of all, IS SANTA EVEN REAL!?!?! Big question there. Second of all, no WAY macy’s people would sell real elves. third of all, if they did, that’s just plain cruel. CAN SOMEONE HELP ME?!? NOTHING I KNOW SEEMS TO FIT INTO THIS!!! I AM DESPERATELY CONFUSED!! 😐

  30. bri3 October 27, 2009 at 9:50 am #

    no one has to answer the first part of that question anymore but please to tend to my concern of the elf dolls. you don’t have to answer the first question anymore because someone was gracious enough to answer my question on the forum.

  31. Archie October 28, 2009 at 1:21 am #

    Thanks for your help Natalie, but i havent heard ‘them’ talk again since then, also i havent experienced anything weird since the ‘whispering incident’, although, i feel at night that someone else might be in my room(my room is not haunted in any way possible:p), i get this feeling before i go to sleep that someone is keeping an eye on me.i dont know, may be i am wrong, i might be looking into things too much, and regard normal things to something unusual, but thats how i felt last night…i just wanted to share!lemme know…thanks!

  32. dante October 28, 2009 at 7:44 am #

    oh…well,feelings are usually ask them if thy’re there and to give you a sign

  33. Zoey October 28, 2009 at 8:30 pm #

    bri3- I believe in Santa… and your friends are teasing you

  34. Archie October 30, 2009 at 6:54 am #

    Yeah I’ll try that the next time I have that Feeling!Thanks Dante!

  35. Zoey November 15, 2009 at 7:21 pm #

    I am sssoooo happy!!!! :)

  36. Archie November 21, 2009 at 10:46 am #

    Hey guys, its been long time since I have commented here.It feels great to be back! And i have got a couple things to share! First of all, i wanna tell u abt a dream i had, i dont remember the actual dream, but i just know this that i was crying badly in my dream, and then suddenly i woke up and realise that my eyes and my cheeks were wet!I dont know how this happened, but it did a couple of times.Not once, but twice with interval of some days! Weird part is that, i wake up as soon as i cry in my dream with my eyes wet.Please explain, why does this happen?(scientifically or spirtually)

    Next it wasnt a dream, i heard some whispering again and I woke up hearing what SHE said. The voice was definitely of a female, and she said something like “ABEN” or “A BEN” It was definitely something like this. Help me to understand what this is.


  37. Jenn November 25, 2009 at 8:36 pm #

    Hello. (:
    I was wondering if there is someway you could form the amulet with wire and if it would work that way?

  38. kairi3000 November 25, 2009 at 8:58 pm #

    i have a question.How do you make a communication amulet?

  39. Natalie Lynn December 1, 2009 at 9:43 pm #

    Hi Jenn,

    It depends on which amulet you are talking about design wise, I guess. I suppose it could work but you need to make sure you use a magical metal such as silver, copper or gold.

  40. Natalie Lynn December 1, 2009 at 9:49 pm #

    Hi kairi3000,

    You would make the communication amulet the same way as you would make any other amulet using mugwort, elder and graveyard dust for the herbs.


  41. charlotte February 22, 2010 at 9:23 am #

    i’ve got an idea what about braclets? will these methods work for that?

  42. jerry March 26, 2010 at 10:52 pm #

    hi i put out some of there favorite treats and i made a fairy house im 9 years old what should i do and i have pixie dust what do i do with that

  43. Susan May 25, 2010 at 5:11 pm #

    wow, so is this to make you smell better or do you really believe in this stuff

  44. BleuKarr July 11, 2010 at 2:31 am #

    Question can you use a different type of material??

    Btw, I’m totally diggin what you got here (:

  45. BleuKarr July 11, 2010 at 4:02 am #

    One more question, milk, does it matter what kind, i drink skim…. it’s not the best but would they like it especially if i put honey in it, or would they end up pouring it in my bed??

    lol jk about the bed thing 😉

  46. kairi3000 September 25, 2010 at 11:11 pm #

    HELP!I forgot the name of the page where it says wht the different symbols are and I won’t feel comfortable enough to meditate till i know which one is the protection symbol…please and thank you.


  47. kairi3000 September 26, 2010 at 6:45 pm #

    Where the heck did a nine yr old get freaking pixie dust…Ill feel REALLY stupid if he’s joking…
    But seriously, like, where do u get all this herbal stuff??

  48. arjem October 20, 2010 at 3:14 am #

    what herb do i fill in the faery protection rune?

    thank you!


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