Apple and Copper Athame - Venus
This is one of our gorgeous "Aphrodite Athames" - a large heavy copper blade, detailed with ball hammers, then polished to a mirror finish.
The hand carved handle is Apple which is sacred to the divine feminine. It is traditionally associated with Venus, and the goddess - if you cut an apple in half the core makes a pentacle! Apple is associated with love, and Venus with love, lust, healing and luck. Apple is a pretty pinkish wood and we have learned a technique to leave a little of the bark and under bark on, which makes a gorgeous finish. The handle is hand carved and then sanded to a fine furniture finish and oiled with our Luna Ignis "Lilith" anointing oil.
The Athame is large, approximately 15 inches long - 7.5 of which is the blade.