Lampes de Charm

Lampes de Charm are in Voodoo, “charm lamps” for casting Spells. Lampes de charm are small bowl or cups or are made from coconut shells or crab shells. They contain perfumed oil and two pieces of floating bones that form the shape of a CROSS. The lamps are burned to bring about a good desire or wish. Hexing lampes de charm for evil purposes are painted black. Their oil contains poudre de mort, or powdered human bones, powdered lizard, and human sperm.



  • Bardon, Franz. Questions and Answers. Salt Lake City: Merkur Publishing, 1998.


The Encyclopedia of Magic and Alchemy Written by Rosemary Ellen Guiley Copyright © 2006 by Visionary Living, Inc.

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