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Posted 15 November 2008 - 02:23 AM

different types of scrying and divination olther than the traditional runes, cards and crystal balls that I have used and wonder if anyone else has. what's your opinion? How was your experiece? What was your favorite?

ceroscopy- scrying with wax.
Blackmirror (witches window)- Scrying with dark colored glass or onyx stone
Tea leaves- Reading tea leaves
Phrenology- reading the surface lumps of the head
palm reading- reading the surfaces of the hands
Smoke scrying
Shell scrying
Cloud scrying
Water scrying, well scrying
Ornithomancy-Divining bird's fling patterns
Dactylomancy-Divining using an old ring
Hakata-Divining bone
Lampadomancy-divining lamp or candle flame
Pessomancy-diving peas and beans
Book scrying (bibliomancy)-scrying by opening a book to a random page with your eayes closed then reading the message that comes to you in the literature.
Lecanomancy-divinig by throwing stones into the water, divining the sound of impact and the ripples made.

My favorite is Dactylomancy, although I use a broach hung from a chain instead of a ring. I use it like you would a pendelum. I've had great success, especially with direct questions.


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Posted 15 November 2008 - 03:36 AM

different types of scrying and divination olther than the traditional runes, cards and crystal balls that I have used and wonder if anyone else has. what's your opinion? How was your experiece? What was your favorite?

ceroscopy- scrying with wax.
Blackmirror (witches window)- Scrying with dark colored glass or onyx stone
Tea leaves- Reading tea leaves
Phrenology- reading the surface lumps of the head
palm reading- reading the surfaces of the hands
Smoke scrying
Shell scrying
Cloud scrying
Water scrying, well scrying
Ornithomancy-Divining bird's fling patterns
Dactylomancy-Divining using an old ring
Hakata-Divining bone
Lampadomancy-divining lamp or candle flame
Pessomancy-diving peas and beans
Book scrying (bibliomancy)-scrying by opening a book to a random page with your eayes closed then reading the message that comes to you in the literature.
Lecanomancy-divinig by throwing stones into the water, divining the sound of impact and the ripples made.

My favorite is Dactylomancy, although I use a broach hung from a chain instead of a ring. I use it like you would a pendelum. I've had great success, especially with direct questions.



I think if you check over in Divinations you'll see something I posted about the various (quite extensive) types of divination.


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Posted 15 November 2008 - 06:30 AM

Whats the name for the one you do with melted metal??
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Posted 15 November 2008 - 04:21 PM

Molybdomancy.

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 04:28 PM

Awesome.... I never would have found that page, unless you told me. (lol)
What is your favorite form?


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Posted 15 November 2008 - 09:41 PM

Here we do greek/turkish coffee. Same way as you do tea, but the coffee is powder like and settles on the bottom. You drink it, swirl the dregs, flip it over and let it dry. I think you get a clearer view with the coffee than the tea and it shows more 'cause it coats most of the cup:)

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 10:25 PM

Oooh, yet another wonderful excuse to drink turkish coffee.
I've done the melted metal once or twice but unfourtunatly you are supposed to do it with lead and I'm not sure how great an idea that is {we used silver solder}

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 10:54 PM

Mine by far is my little Pagan's black fur. :)

My second choice would be mirrors and grass, depending on the type of answers I'm looking for.


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Posted 16 November 2008 - 09:31 AM

I love scrying with shells
Pessomancy: the reading of pebbles
Halomancy or Alomancy: the reading of salt
and my favorite but not one that i use, Tiromancy: an odd form of divination utilizing cheese :D


The above are in a book I have called 'The encyclopedia of Ancient and forbidden knowledge' by 'Zolar' 1970. Its actually a very good book, tiny writing and quite heavy going.
But it has a huge list of forms of divination in the back some of them very odd.

Edited by spinneyhex, 16 November 2008 - 09:34 AM.


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Posted 16 November 2008 - 02:05 PM

@ Soap Fairy
You can do metal scrying with the white metal available in hobby shops for casting of D&D characters and the like. It has a low melting point and is far less toxic than lead.

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Posted 16 November 2008 - 02:23 PM

Of course, my oracle is my favorite. But I also like to use smoke and flame.

Spinney - I'm going to write that book down.


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Posted 17 November 2008 - 08:10 AM

Candle flame works best for me, or I light a fire in a small metal bucket - flames in general, I guess. Sitting in front of a roaring fire makes me very anti-social - go off on all sorts of journeys (ignoring company) not just scrying ones, but I think a lot of folks maybe do that - ?
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Posted 17 November 2008 - 08:25 AM

Candle flame works best for me, or I light a fire in a small metal bucket - flames in general, I guess. Sitting in front of a roaring fire makes me very anti-social - go off on all sorts of journeys (ignoring company) not just scrying ones, but I think a lot of folks maybe do that - ?
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I love it when we light the fireplace. I'd sit in there all night off on some adventure or another if I can. Lol hm.. it's around the time when we start lighting it too..

As far as ignoring company, yeah.. I'm a pretty rude host anyway. That's just me though LOL.