Charms are a bit like a portable spell, but they are less intense to create and tend to be more socially acceptable as well--hence a "good luck charm." Many examples of herbs that can be put in sachets and hung or carried for magickal purposes are discussed on my Practical Applications of Herbs and Spices page.
Also, charms are well-known in the modern world in the form of jewelry; you can read a short article I've written on charm symbolism and what images and materials to use for best results.
Go back to the Techniques page
Go back to Ivy's Pentacles