The Four Elements

Here is an article on the four elements, Fire, air, earth and water. I list, with each of the four elements their correspondences.

The Four Elements

the four elements


Direction; South

Cinnamon or Juniper incense

Passion, enthusiasm, desire , courage, force, lust, fertility , virility. Fire magick : to bring on the new and destroy the old

Season: Summer

Symbol: Sword, Candle ,Burner

Colors: Reds, Oranges, Golds.

Candle; Red

Stones; Banded agate, black agate, brown agate, red agate, amber, apache tear, asbestos, bloodstone, carnelian, citrine, quartz crystal, diamond, flint, garnet, hematite, red jasper, lava, obsidian, onyx, pipestone, rhodocrosite, ruby, sard, sardonyx, serpentine, spinel, sulfur, sunstone, tiger’s eye, topaz, red tourmaline, watermelon tourmaline, zircon.

Fire stones are used for protection, defensive magic, physical strength, magical energy, courage, will power (such as dieting), and purification

Fire Magick: Burning something for example a piece of paper with your spell or an image for banishing, destroying

Candle Magick: Use for manifestation, simple easy and effective form to obtain your desire.

Sun Magick: using the sun to enhance power, new beginnings, strength, control


Direction; North/East

Gems: stones, crystals, Frankincense, incense

Thoughts, reason ,intellect, memory, knowledge,freedom,Visualization

Season: Spring
Symbol: Wand, Athame
Color: yellow, gold, white
Stones: Aventurine, mottled jasper, mica, pumice, sphene.
Candle; White
Mirror Magick:  Good for looking within, scrying


Direction; East/ or North

Stability, strength, warmth ,comfort, animals, farming, harvest. Earth Magick uses herbs and flowers, burying objects, drawing images in the earth, planting trees or plants, working with nature. Good for grounding

Season : Winter

Colors: Browns, Blacks, Greens.

Symbol: Pentacle ,salt ,grain ,stone.

Candles: Green

Stones; Green agate, moss agate, alum, green calcite, cat’s eye, chrysoprase, coal, emerald, brown jasper, green jasper, jet, kunzite, malachite, olivine, peridot, salt, stalagmite, black tourmaline, green tourmaline, turquoise.

Earth Stones related to this element are useful in promoting peace, grounding and centering of energies, fertility, money, business success, stability, gardening and agriculture.


Direction; West
Bowl of water

Emotions, feelings, intuition, insight,fertility, divination. Water Magick incorporates rivers, ponds, streams, the beach, sand, shells, seawater, mirrors. Intuition, scrying. Good for love spells.

Season: Autumn
Colors: Blue, Light Greys, Sea Greens ,White,silver.
Symbols: Chalice
Candle; Blue
Stones; Blue lace agate, amethyst, aquamarine, azurite, beryl, blue calcite, pink calcite, celestite, chalcedony, chrysocolla, coral, quartz crystal, geodes, holey stones, jade, lapis lazuli, moonstone mother-of-pearl, pearl, sapphire, selenite, sodalite, sugilite, blue tourmaline, green tourmaline, pink tourmaline.

Stones of this element are used in love rituals and for healing, compassion, reconciliation, friendship, purification, de-stressing, peace, sleep, dreams and psychic workings.

Here is another article that goes into some more detail on the four elements. (Elemental Energy) How have you used the four elements in your practice? Comment below or join me and comment on Facebook

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