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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 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 mostly about 4 inches across and have a glass loop at the top for hanging.
Some of 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. Brightens them up.
Not so with the 3 and 6 and 8 inchers. They are pristine (within certain parameters of pristine).

These are made in China


gbcage_small Witch and Glass Balls and Hanging Glass Shapes Mix Assorted, case of 48
Price: $185.00
hgb1_small.jpg Witch Ball: GB1 The Fourth of July, 4 inches
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
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gb11-a_small Witch Ball: GB11-A Red Swirlish Hanging Glass Ball of 4 inches
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $6.00 $5.50 $5.00
hgb12_small.jpg Witch Ball: GB12 Violet Hanging Glass Ball of 4 inches
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
hgb13_small.jpg Witch Ball: GB13 Blue over Slight Red - Violet Hanging Glass Ball of 4 inches
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
hgb14_small.jpg Witch Ball: GB14 Blue & Green Hanging Glass Ball of 4 inches
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $6.00 $5.50 $5.00
hgb15_small.jpg Witch Ball: GB15 Blue & Red - Violet Mix Hanging Glass Ball of 4 inches
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $6.00 $5.50 $5.00
hgb2_small.jpg Witch Ball: GB2 Christmasy Hanging Glass Ball of 4 inches
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
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hgb3_small Witch Ball ! GB3(HB1): Autumn Hanging Glass Witch Ball of 4 inches
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $6.00 $5.50 $5.00
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wb25_small Witch Ball: WB25 Red, green, violet, aqua, yellow 4 inches across
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $6.00 $5.50 $5.00
wb26_small Witch Ball: WB26 Aqua, Purple, Blue & Yellow & Green Hanging Glass Ball of 4 inches
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
wb28_small Witch Ball: WB28 The shocking miscegenation of blues and greens, 4 inches across
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $6.00 $5.50 $5.00
wb29_small Witch Ball: WB29 Green, yellow, dark purple About 4 inches across
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $6.00 $5.50 $5.00
wb114_small Witch Ball: WB114 Peridot Green Hanging Glass Ball of 4 inches
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $6.00 $5.50 $5.00
wb106_small Witch Ball: WB106 Red with a little green and blue 4 inches across
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $6.00 $5.50 $5.00
wb27_small Witch Ball: WB27 An aqua feel inside with a yellow base 4 inches across
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $6.00 $5.50 $5.00
gbsub10_small Witch Ball: GB10 Blue Swirl of 4 inches
Quantity   1 - 9     10 - 47     48+  
Price $6.00 $5.50 $5.00
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wb17_small Witch Ball: WB17 Aqua 4 inches across
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
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wb112_small Witch Ball: WB112 Red with darker red and a little yellow 4 inches across
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $6.00 $5.50 $5.00
wb30_small Witch Ball: WB30 The Autumn Tree (about September 28) 4 inches
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $6.00 $5.50 $5.00
wb109_small Witch Ball: WB109 Aqua, yellow, green, red 4 inches
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $6.00 $5.50 $5.00
wb107_small Witch Ball: WB107 Beautiful Glass, Lots of Orange, Slightly Blue & Green, 4 inches
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
hgb8_small.jpg Witch Ball: GB8 Caramel Hanging Glass Ball of 4 inches
Quantity   1 - 5     6 - 47     48+  
Price $5.00 $4.75 $4.50
wb6one_small Witch Ball: 6 Inches Spring with Leftover Autumn Leaves #25 / 30
Quantity   1+  
Price $12.00
wb6107_small Witch Ball: 6 Inches Red, a Little Blue and Green #107
Quantity   1+  
Price $12.00
wb6lime_small Witch Ball: 6 Inches Lime #114
Quantity   1+  
Price $12.00
wb6choc113_small Witch Ball 6 Inches Chocolate #113
Quantity   1+  
Price $12.00
wb627_small Witch Ball: 6 Inches Aqua and Yellow #27
Quantity   1+  
Price $12.00