scrying is an evolved form of water scrying. When it became possible to
build mirrors they were regarded as being like water that was fixed
into one place.
early mirrors were made of polished copper, brass, marcasite, tin foil
or mercury behind glass, polished silver and obsidian. All types of
mirrors may be used for scrying and the size is not important.
mirrors are linked to the moon mirrors should be backed with silver.
Try and use a round or oval mirror instead of a square mirror.
For the frame try and use a mirror that has a silver frame. Old mirrors also seem to work better than new mirrors.
Most seers prefer to use a black mirror. Because this is difficult to buy you may have to make one.
simply take out the glass and paint it black. You may have to give it a
few coats of paint though. When you put it back in the frame make sure
the glass part is to the front.
use of black mirrors may be traced back over the centuries. Alchemist
John Dee used a black mirror of obsidian.
using the black mirror for scrying you do not want to see your
reflection. The best is to leave the mirror on a table and look at it
from an angle.
into the depths of the mirror as though you were looking into a bowl of
water. At first it may appear grey than colors will come and go.
time and practice you will be able to see scried images like still
photographs or moving film images. Spirits may sometimes look at the
scryer, talk to the scryer or even touch the scryer.
The visions may even exist outside the mirror and surround the scryer on all sides.
Remember - when it comes to reality - it's all done with mirrors...
This can be done with a steamed up mirror which will form shapes.
You can also look at a mirrors through different angles.
in a dark room. Place a flashlight a few inches below your face and
stare into the mirror for a few minutes. You will see yourself in past
lives. The images will also change after another few minutes. Watch the
shape of your face change. You may grow facial hair. If you look to the
side you will see spirit. This can also be done in candlelight - just