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Witch Balls

 
Witch Balls!

The witch ball originated among cultures where harmful magic and those who practiced it were feared.
They are one of many folk practices involving objects for protecting the household.
They may be hung in an eastern window, placed on top of a vase or suspended by a cord (as from the mantelpiece or rafters).
Witch balls appeared in America in the 19th century and larger, more opaque variations are often found in gardens under the name gazing ball.
However, gazing balls contain no strands within their interior. Glass studios traditionally make a witch ball as the first object to be created in a new studio.
According to folk tales, witch balls would entice evil spirits with their bright colours;
the strands inside the ball would then capture the spirit and prevent it from escaping.

These are about 4 inches across and have a loop at the top for hanging.
The witch balls have a hole on the top which seemed to facilitate their creation.
We rinse out the ones we sell in our store with water and vinegar.
These are made in China

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hgb1_small.jpg Witch Ball! GB1 Fourth of July Hanging Glass Witch Ball
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Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
hgb2_small.jpg Witch Ball! GB2 Christmasy Hanging Glass Witch Ball
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Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
hgb7_small.jpg Witch Ball! GB7 October Hanging Glass Witch Ball
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Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
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hgb8_small.jpg Witch Ball! GB8 Caramel Hanging Glass Witch Ball
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Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
hgb9_small.jpg Witch Ball! GB9 Peridot Hanging Glass Witch Ball
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Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
hgb10_small.jpg Witch Ball! GB10 Blue Swirl Hanging Glass Witch Ball
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Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
hgb11_small.jpg Witch Ball! GB11 Orange-Red Swirl Hanging Glass Witch Ball
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Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
hgb12_small.jpg Witch Ball! GB12 Red-Violet Hanging Glass Witch Ball
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Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
hgb13_small.jpg Witch Ball! GB13 Blue over Red-Violet Hanging Glass Witch Ball
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Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
hgb15_small.jpg Witch Ball! GB15 Blue & Red-Violet Mix Hanging Glass Witch Ball
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Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
hgb14_small.jpg Witch Ball! GB14 Blue & Green Hanging Glass Witch Ball
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Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
hgb4_small.jpg Witch Ball! GB4 Three Seasons Hanging Glass Witch Ball
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
hgb5_small.jpg Witch Ball! GB5(HB2): Winter Hanging Glass Witch Ball
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
gb17_small.jpg Witch Ball! GB17: Clear with Blue Hanging Glass Witch Ball
Quantity   1 - 9     10 - 47     48+  
Price $4.50 $4.25 $4.00
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hgb3_small Witch Ball! GB3(HB1): Autumn Hanging Glass Witch Ball
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
hgb16_small Witch Balls! HGB16 4 inches, clear with blue
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
glh2_small Heart! Silver and Purple, 4 inch Hanging Glass, Number 2, Looped
Quantity   1 - 9     10 - 47     48+  
Price $4.00 $3.75 $3.50
glh3_small Heart! Blue, 4 inch hanging Glass, Looped, Number 3
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Price $4.00 $3.75 $3.50
glh4_small Heart! Aqua, 4 inch Hanging Glass, Number 4 , Looped
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Price $4.00 $3.75 $3.50
wb6one_small Witch Ball! 6 Inches ! Yellowish Twang
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Price $10.00
glh104_small Heart! Multi, 4 inch Hanging Glass, Looped, Number 104
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Price $4.00 $3.75 $3.50
glh9_small Heart! Candy Stripe, 4 inch Hanging Glass, Number 9, Looped
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Price $4.00 $3.75 $3.50
glh10_small Heart! Frosty Rainbow! 4 Inch Hanging Glass, Looped
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Price $4.00 $3.75 $3.50
wb8one_small Witch Ball! 8 Inches ! The Big One !
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Price $15.00
wb6sunburst_small Gazing Ball! 6 Inches ! Sunburst
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Price $10.00
wb6reddish_small Witch Ball! 6 Inches ! With a Reddish Feel
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Price $10.00