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This image has been in my head for like 15 years now and I finally managed to work out the geometry on paper and get it to look right. >.< Those who are Pagan will most likely recognize the symbols. But if you're not, it's still a cool pic. **grins**

Elemental Casting Circle
Symbols and their Meanings

Copper Loops: Cardinal Directions, Connection to the World and Elements of the World, Time and Seasons
Silver Star: the 5 Elements of Power, the Form of "Man/Woman" (the Head above, Hands to either side, Feet below, Body in Center)
Gold Ring: Connection, Unity of All
Within the points of the Silver Star, starting in the East and moving clockwise: Red Triangle = Fire, Green Inverted Barred Triangle = Earth, Blue Inverted Triangle = Water, Gray Barred Triangle = Air, Silver Lightning Bolt = Spirit
Triple Spiral in the Center: The Universe/The Divine = (Goddess-Feminine/God-Masculine) Maiden/Youth (Silver), Mother/Warrior (Gold), Crone/Sage (Copper)
East Side, Top to Bottom: Sunrise/Morning, Spring (flower), First Quarter/Waxing Moon
South Side, Right to Left: Noon/Day, Summer (green upright leaf), Full Moon...
West Side, Bottom to Top: Sunset/Evening, Autumn (copper inverted leaf), Last quarter/Waning Moon
North Side, Left to Right: Night, Winter (silver snowflake), New Moon
Gray or Natural Background: Neutrality of the Universe and Magic – Do As You Will, Harm None.

To draw this out properly for spiritual or magical work:
1. Start at the top and draw the copper loops clockwise, following the loop to the right, then down, then left, then up.
2. Then draw the silver star going clockwise starting at the top and going down/right, then up/left, then right, then down/left, then back to the top.
3. Then draw the gold circle starting at the top and going clockwise around.
4. Then do the red triangle, then the green one, then the blue one, then the silver one, then the lightning bolt (for spirit), then the triple spiral in the center (silver first, then gold, then copper).
5. Then move to the outside symbols, starting with the ones on the right (flower first, then sun, then moon), then do the three at the bottom (green leaf first, then sun, then moon), then the three on the left (copper leaf first, then sun, then moon), then finally do the three at the top (snowflake first, then sun, then moon).

Clockwise is casting, counterclockwise is banishing/dispersing.  So, for example - creating an altar piece with this, you want to go clockwise, always.  You can use the loops/star/circle without the other symbols, drawn clockwise as described in steps 1, 2, and 3, to create a seal on something (ie - windows, mirrors, doors, etc) using blessed water you dip your right index finger into and draw with said finger.  I use this all the time to seal house entry points and mirrors, along with white sage "Smudging" to purify the space and cast away any negative entities or energies.  You can use a staff or sword point to draw out the loops/star/circle pattern clockwise to consecrate a spot for ritual work, then in reverse (circle/star/loops) counterclockwise to lift the seal and disperse the energies you had conjured.

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Note: Comments welcome, but be polite and no trolling. I do not tolerate trolls and excessively negative people. You are not allowed to repost my images on DA or anywhere else. Some of these are very personal and I will not grant permission for their use on DA or elsewhere nor will I grant permission for these images to be reposted anywhere for any reason. Do not copy my designs either. These are personal pieces and will not be for sale at any point in time.
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:iconcaiwen-nallron:
Caiwen-Nallron Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Lovely design!
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you.
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Arimesis Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2016
The four seasons, the four moon phases, the strength of the annual sun cycle, the four elements encapsulated in a pentacle with spirit above the physical elements, the four cardinal points, the circle depicting the cycle of life, death and rebirth, and finally, the triune symbol in the center depicting the three phases of womanhood: maiden, mother and crone or the three aspects of a witch: student, initiate and elder/teacher. Very nicely done.
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Vanora3331 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2017   Artist
Please explain just the symbol in the middle and the ones in points to it please like the ones that are in places of truin four should actually be, but I get it in this pic just remove the pentacle the circle leave the rest of the them if you seen this how would explain it, I understand the states the stages of the rest, I just have seen this and I need to know truly appreciate it thank you God bless you,,,,
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much!  As I said in the description, this design was floating around in my head for 15 years before it finally cleared up enough for me to fully draw it in 2007 (I was ordained in 2004).  I posted it here for others to see and if they feel drawn to, they may use it in ritual and protection work (for positive workings only please).  :)  The description has further info on this.
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nicusor0125 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
!!!!EVIL THINGS!!!
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're one to talk considering you have a flaming tribal demon on your page.  Do not come here and condemn things you know nothing about.
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DreamsphereINC Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Student General Artist
THIS IS AMAZING!....damn I wish I had thought of this design, it would have been great for my studies. Oh well, life goes on~

Amazing work!
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much! I posted this to share with all who might need this for their own studies and magical workings. I hope it helps others as much as it has helped me.
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DreamsphereINC Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Student General Artist
No problemo~ do you mind if I incorporate some of the design int my own studies? I won't post it online just for my book of shadows! Mainly the Celtic knot formation around the circle.
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Actually, you are more than welcome to transcribe the entire circle to your book. All I ask is that you are careful in your use of it and that you pass the knowledge on to others whom you may teach in the future. **smiles**
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DreamsphereINC Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Student General Artist
Really? That's really kind if you! Of corse I pass it down to those who I teach, and may they also teach others aswell.
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
**smiles** I hope so too.
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Summaresta Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you.
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Summaresta Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
no problem
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AkaiTsukiYuki Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Bloody Brilliant!
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, thank you very much. **smiles**
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AkaiTsukiYuki Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Student Digital Artist
No problem! :) its so fucking AWESOME!!!!!!!
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
XD Thanks. That was 15 years in the making trying to figure out how to draw it out, along with a lot of soul searching and trying to get the symbols right. I'm glad people like it.
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BlackFox09 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011
This is fantastic! Absolutely beautiful... :love:
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much.
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Irobashi-Chronicles Featured By Owner May 27, 2011   Digital Artist
Andt ze witchcraft symbols on the board, starting from the top and going clock wise.

Wind, Fire, Earth, Water, Light. The center; Darkness. Somethin I learned at a party, and discovering different things like what is your inner of the elements? I was surprised to find mine was light, and my friend JB's was darkness. We thought it over, and found that it made sense.
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Irobashi-Chronicles Featured By Owner May 27, 2011   Digital Artist
Andt ze witchcraft symbols on the board, starting from the top and going clock wise.

Wind, Fire, Earth, Water, Light. The center; Darkness. Somethin I learned at a party, and discovering different things like what is your inner of the elements? I was surprised to find mine was light, and my friend JB's was darkness. We thought it over, and found that it made sense.
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner May 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
**chuckles** Funny how that works out, isn't it?
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Irobashi-Chronicles Featured By Owner May 28, 2011   Digital Artist
o0 Yes. Especially since I thought I'd be dark and JB light. Looked into it and makes sense.
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner May 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
**nods and grins** Balance is a good thing.
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Steamstrike Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey, I recognize the Alchemical glyphs! :D
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Air, Earth, Fire, Water, and Lightning/Spirit/Plasma. **chuckles** Alchemy is fun to play with.
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Steamstrike Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes it is :D Subatomic electromagnetism is the missing link between chemistry and alchemical transmutation...
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes it is indeed. And to figure out that secret we would be the richest people in the world for that knowledge alone, and I don't mean superficial monetary wealth either.
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Steamstrike Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Well I'm working on the development of a nanotechnological apparatus which uses concentrated nanoelectromagnetic pulses to reposition or separate individual valence electrons from an atom... one practical everyday application for this technology is described in the artist comment on this drawing of one of my machines [link]

I'm not going to talk about it more on the public domain, but preliminary very, very, very up-scaled and not quite so reliable experiments have had some interesting results.
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh I bet. And thus the beginnings of real life Transformers (among other things) is realized.
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Steamstrike Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Of all the industries of innovative engineering, though, nanotechnology is the second most competitive... I already had a rival inventor steal my idea and design for something else and patent it as his own the last time I worked in nanotechnology, and I am not so eager to work with it again after that experience.

I just try to remind myself that if Tesla had decided to stop working with electricity because of all the people who ripped off his ideas, the technology I work with wouldn't be here today... but believing something genuinely is often easier than living up to those beliefs, and even though I am working on this project, I'm wary of corporate rivalries.
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I hear that. Sadly greed and jealousy abound in humans... **sighs**
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lycanthusincarnum Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
tally the witches knot was used to PROTECT ppl AGAINST "the evil witchcraft"
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Crystal-Rose1981 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
This is awesome Katt... well done with getting it done and the description was awesome too!! *lol*

I hope ya try more in the future.
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much and yes, I will. **smiles**
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Wakko666 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2010
Symbol of my ancestors :3 i'm glad to see that not everyone hates our kind
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
**smiles** I'm of Celtic and Native American blood heritage myself. I know all about what it means to be hated, but I try to not let it get to me.
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Wakko666 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2010
Thats good and cool :3
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
~stjmmy~

I suppose you could say that I am, though I tend to refer to myself as an Eclectic Spiritualist.
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Leathurkatt-TFTiggy Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
~Lux-Fati~
I use the lightning to represent Spirit because it encompasses all four elements while in and of itself is none of them: moves through air, grounded by earth, ignites fire, dispersed/amplified by water. Yet it is effectively plasma, the fourth state of matter: not solid yet is tangible, not liquid yet is fluid, not gaseous yet is as transient as air.

As for switching Air and Earth, for me this layout and directional association is correct. I have seen what you are talking about in virtually every pagan book I have read, and honestly it feels wrong to me. We each have our own energy layout and we must follow what feels true for ourselves and not rely on someone else to tell us "how it is".

This circle, this layout, feels right and true to me. Thus this is what I use for me. Everyone will have their own, and it works for them. We cannot all be the same, after all. *smiles*
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Lux-Fati Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2007
Hey im used to those symbols and there is one thing wrong there....you switched earth and water element its:


Spirit(normaly a never saw a thunder but wtf..)
Air(triangle with line) Fire(triangle without line)

Earth(triangle with line) Water(triangle without line)

Well at least its what i have in my grimoire.
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stjmmy Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2007
haha. this is awesome. i just recently found out that my grandmother was a pagan. =]. i had always wondered about a lot of odd coincidences in my life. are you pagan?
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