Correspondences are used to create magick. The easiest way to explain
why they are used is to liken them to a prayer. However, in
conjunction with the prayer (Which is asking the divine for
assistance, or sending your intent into the collective energies of all
things), a Witch will use moon phases, seasons, time, chants, etc.
With the specific vibrations of colours, crystals, herbs etc. to
closer align and charge the prayer with extra power. A witch will
usually perform magick within a sacred space for focus of intent and
energies. Sometimes talismans are made, and there are endless
combinations to use for very specific purposes.
works well in both subtle and powerful ways, but it never works well
if the intention is not clear and pure of heart. Witches believe very
strongly in karma and the rule of three, and only perform magick when
the need is genuine, and it cause no harm. Anyone that tells you
different is ignorant of Witchcraft!
You need some knowledge of how and why they work, and for that you
really need to speak to a Witch in person, or to do a course in
Witchcraft. As this website is primarily just for me, I have no
intention to go into lengthy discussions on the subject here;
however, in simple terms, you select various Correspondences to align and
charge your spell with energies and vibration frequencies. They can be
only a couple, or a great many. It's up to the individual.
a list of Correspondence tables for use in making magick:
See also Wheel of the year
for seasonal correspondences