A witch ladder made of hemp string, with thirteen stone beads tied at intervals. This was made as a protection charm for your room, car, home or workspace. The three stones used in an alternating pattern are black tourmaline, snowflake obsidian and smoky quartz. They were knotted with purpose and intention to endow them with energy and power to protect their owner.
Witch Ladders are used in various ways. Some think of them like a witches rosary, some use them as a decorative charm, some use them in their altars or active spellwork. They have oft been used for curses, death magic and power storage. Modern uses vary as they are able to be used in many different ways for many different purposes, including curse breaking, blessings, and love.