(Pinus strobus bark)
Pine is often used in making protective wreaths to hang on doors during the holiday season, replacing the original dead black chicken. Witches were honor bound to count every feather before entering. Pine needles replaced the feathers (and undoubtedly were more fragrant than a rotting carcass).
"My mission is
to help others see and cherish the beauty,
romance and treasures within and around them
that are often dismissed or completely overlooked."
Mikell is a writer, artist and professional treasure hunter, finding the greatest treasures in the wonderful people who enter her life!