a witch's tools
athame is a black handled blade, similar to a dagger used to invoke, cast circles and channeling energy.
bells are used to cleansing at the beginning and end of a ritual.
besoms are used for spiritual and psychical cleaning.
candles contain all the basic elements of the world — air, earth, water, fire. earth is the dry wax. water is the melted wax. the flame is obviously fire. and the air is smoke.
cauldrons or mortars are used for brewing potions, burning herbs, incenses, oils, etc.
censers are used for holding incense.
chalices are used to hold liquid offerings.
crystal balls are used to scry.
crystals are filled with energy. which makes them epic for spell work.
grimoires. it’s where you put your witchy experiences, your research. all the things you have learned about magick.
herbs have magical properties for healing and spells.
jars. it’s pretty obvious — you can contain your crystals, herbs, etc in them.
pendulums are sharp crystals hanged by a chain for asking yes or no questions.
pentacles are commonly a centre piece for altars.
runes are crystals with symbolic alphabets on them that are used for divination.
sigils is a symbol created for specific magical purposes. so, they are powerful if you know what you want out of them.
staffs are used as a larger wand.
swords are used as larger athames.
tarot cards and or playing cards. a simple card reading can tell you about your past, present.. and future and how you can shape it.
tea and coffee are often used in the witchcraft community. they are energy manipulating drinks.
wands are used by a witch pointing the wand and directing all energy towards the subject at the other end. it is viewed as an extension of the witch’s energy. it is extremely helpful in long distance spells.
your local library is bound to have some non-fiction witchcraft books. not really a tool but it’s definitely a resource.