Athame 101

Athame 101 Athames are knives or dagger-shaped tools. They are pronounced “ah-thaym” rather than “ah-thaw-may”.‌ ‌The handle is traditionally depicted in black, however, if you’re not part of a specific tradition, the handle color is irrelevant.‌ ‌The athame is traditionally used during rituals to open or close sacred circles.‌ ‌It is an exclusively spiritual tool…