Candle Magic has been around since the dawn of time, traced as far back as the Paleolithic era. It is a very powerful form of sympathetic magic.
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The Element of Fire. Candle spells are the most popular kind of witchcraft spell, and are a good example of using fire. Fire should be used for spells involving passion, energy, strength, creativity and anger. Items for fire include candles (obviously) as well as volcanic glass, and the athame (though some traditions have the athame associated with air). Fire spells usually involve candles, but not always.