Of Alchemy is a small batch esoteric apothecary. Ritual oils and candles are made in house in South Holland, The Netherlands
Andrea the owner and formulator established Of Alchemy in 2017, at it's original location in Los Angeles California U.S.A. humbly offering signature sparkling candles, handmade tools, handmade incense, and herbal formulae.
We now offer additional ritual tools, occult decor, from creators around the globe, mainly in Europe.
Andrea is an iniatiated hermetic occultist, she has undertaken numerous apprenticeships, mainly focusing on natural perfumery, wortcunning, and incense. This journey has sharpened focus on historic scentscapes.
Her Philosophy is as follows:
Our strongest oldest forms of memory occur in the olfactive bulb, this lends it the power of connecting us to the liminal, to spirit, to memories, and to our ancestry.
In ritual practice we first start with the olfactive offering. It is a gift to help form a reciprocal relationship, within our temple to share with spirit, a gift to promote a balanced relationship, a formal introduction helps promote positive interation. From historic beginnings to present, herbs, oils, and resins have been an essential part of this connection.