Posted by: Philip Carr-Gomm | December 20, 2011

Wandlore – The Art of Crafting the Ultimate Magical Tool

There are some books that you feel simply must have been written, but a search reveals that they exist only in the world of your hopes and desires. But every so often you discover that one really does exist – and Alferian’s Wandlore is one of these books. It is quite simply the most comprehensive book about magical wands that you will ever find. It covers the history, design and magical theory underpinning the use and construction of wands, and includes detailed instructions on how to make them, complete with drawings and colour photographs. To have a look at the wands made by the book’s author see



  1. Philip,
    Thank you for sharing this; Alferian is a truly gifted artist in many ways! I am happy that someone took the inspiration of crafting tools and wrote a ‘how-to’ sharing their perspective and insights. This should be a lovely read indeed.

    I don’t wish to sound like one of “those people”, always self promoting, but I also make items and do custom work, selling things on Etsy under the shop name DruidCrafts. I have been with OBOD as well for sometime, and felt the urge to make and share my work a few years back. If you or anyone is inclined please do take look.

    Thanks again for posting Alferians work, and link. They are wonderful.

  2. Cheers, Philip!

    There is still time to order a copy of the book for Yule!
    Happy Alban Arthan to all.

    Alferian /|\

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: