QUESTION: How do i make a pendulum? Can it be made of any type of string, such as a hoodie string? I'm a closet baby witch who just got into witchcraft and I've been trying to figure this stuff out. Also, what can I use instead of a crystal?
ANSWER: You can make a pendulum from many things, it doesn’t have to use a crystal, in fact many don’t!
I wouldn’t suggest using a hoodie string as it will be fairly thick and stiff but anything that is fairly thin and that hangs well by itself will work as a string. I have used necklaces with pendants, crystal pendulums, even a metal washer on a piece of normal string when times have called for it.
Rather than a crystal, you can use anything that has a little bit of weight to it and holds whatever you’re using as a string straight and swings freely. I prefer metal if I can’t use a crystal and preferably something that is naturally forming such as copper but it isn’t essential to dowsing practice.
I hope this answers your question,
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