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Celestial Fairies

Midnight is the fairy hour, and the edge of night is when their revels begin. But to the Victorian and Edwardian imagination, fairies not only danced by the light of the moon; they also sometimes danced upon it. The Victorian...
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By The Light of The Moon

“The moon replenishes the earth; when she approaches it, she fills all bodies, while, when she recedes, she empties them.” —from Natural History by Pliny the Elder, first century Roman naturalist For centuries, men and women have farmed by the light...
"My country straddles an interesting line,” says Syrena, Singapore’s first professional mermaid and founder of the Singapore Mermaid School. “We’ve been very much Westernized for years now, but we’re of course also an Asian country. So there’s this balance of liberalism...

Enchantments Spells

These enchantment spells are from Stacy Rapp from Enchantments in NYC. "In the spirit of lightness and positivity, Rapp created two candle spells especially for Faerie Magazine readers —one for happiness, the other to attract fairies. “I wanted to...
In The Rules of Magic, Frances and Jet Owens open their own little witchy herbal shop in downtown Manhattan, New York, with floor-to-ceiling shelves filled with every kind of herb in a mishmash of bottles collected from junk shops, and a workshop in...
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Life of a Love Witch

Welcome, my magical co-conspirators! I’m Veronica Varlow, a real-life Love Witch and international burlesque performer based in New York City. I am honored to be conjuring up a new regular column here at Faerie Magazine, “Life of a Love Witch.”...