Conjure, hoodoo, rootwork—these are all names for southern American folk magic. Conjure first emerged in the days of slavery and plantations and is widely considered among the most potent forms of magic. Its popularity continues to increase, both in the United States and worldwide. This book is a guide to using conjure to achieve love, success, safety, prosperity, and spiritual fulfillment. Author Starr Casas, a hereditary master of the art, introduces readers to the history and philosophy of conjure and provides practical information for using it. Featuring Casas's own rituals, spells, and home recipes, the book provides useful information suitable for novices and seasoned practitioners alike.
In its pages, you’ll learn about:
• Bone reading
• Candle burning
• Conjure bags
• Building your own conjure altar
"Written by one of the most authentic practitioners of our time, Old Style Conjure by Starr Casas is incredibility rooted in the power of the Old Ways; while at the same time bringing a great deal of relevance and instruction for modern people. This book is a ‘must have’ for those who want to learn more about the inner practices of Conjure." --Raven Grimassi, author of Old World Witchcraft and Grimoire of the Thorn-Blooded Witch
"This is Starr Casas’s best work yet, revealing the secrets of Conjure that anyone can use to enrich their lives. Everything you need to know is fully explained. This is a handbook created to be used and cherished, and passed on down from generation to generation." --Rosemary Ellen Guiley, author of Guide to Psychic Power
"At last…a book that answers every question you had about Conjure, but were afraid to ask! Written in the folksy style that belongs to Starr Casas alone - and jam-packed with easy to understand explanations, simple working instructions, and fascinating historical tidbits – Old Style Conjure is an absolute treasure. It’s a must-read for every practitioner of the ancient arts – and a must-have for every magical library!" --Dorothy Morrison, author of Everyday Magic, The Craft, and Utterly Wicked
"Respect, Responsibility and Family … these three words resonate when I reflect on Starr Casas and the gift her knowledge and integrity is to our modern magickal culture. I love Old Style Conjure: it's fascinating, insightful, practical and powerful, just like Starr." --Fiona Horne, author of Pop Goes the Witch: The Disinformation Guide to 21st Century Witchcraft
"Mamma Starr is the real deal and her works and words speaks that truth. This down to earth, practical guide to Conjure is a book you will want to keep forever. Whenever I learn from Starr Casas, she transports me to a place where I see, feel, and hear what needs to be done to get it right. Old Style Conjure is a gift to the folk magic community." --Jacki Smith, Founder of Coventry Creations and author of Coventry Magic with Candles, Oils, and Herbs
Starr Casas, a veteran rootworker and traditional conjure woman, has been helping people for over 35 years through her ancestral art of old style conjure. She is one of the preeminent modern masters of this southern American style of folk magic, and she maintains an active teaching schedule. Starr is also among the organizers of the annual New Orleans Folk Magic Festival. Visit her at www.oldstyleconjure.com.