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‘The Blackness Hinders The Fusion” is a term come to mind from an old alchemy manuscript long forgotten and quoted from memory as the years have rolled by. The clouds rolling across the sky indicate that time moves on as the days change in the blink of an eye leaving only distant memories of the past. But one must know what is pure and what is impure before we can hope to pluck the rose. The path of alchemy is lined with thorns at every turn leading alchemists astray as they become lost in the labyrinth of alchemy. The black sun comes to mind, lighting the way through the darkness. “The sun turned black as sackcloth of hair and the moon became red as blood”. An old alchemy bible quote appears to unlock some of the secrets of Sol and Luna as they are cleansed and prepared for the hermetical wedding in the fountain of nature. #StevenSchoolAlchemy
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Paracelsus – The Treasure of Treasures for Alchemists.
By Philippus Theophrastus Bombast, Paracelsus the Great.
“The Treasure of the Alchemists” is an alchemic operative text by Paracelsus.
.The Treasure of the Alchemists
.Concerning the Sulphur of Cinnabar
.Concerning the Red Lion
.Concerning the Green Lion
NATURE begets a mineral in the bowels of the earth. There are two kinds of it, which are found in many districts of Europe. The best which has been offered to me, which also has been found genuine in experimentation, is externally in the figure of the greater world, and is in the eastern part of the sphere of the Sun. The other, in the Southern Star, is now in its first efflorescence. The bowels of the earth thrust this forth through its surface. It is found red in its first coagulation, and in it lie hid all the flowers and colours of the minerals. Much has been written about it by the philosophers, for it is of a cold and moist nature, and agrees with the element of water. Paracelsus – The Treasure of Treasures for Alchemists Kindle Edition Alchemy Book
Paracelsus – The Treasure of Treasures for Alchemists The Treasure of Treasures for Alchemists.
By Philippus Theophrastus Bombast, Paracelsus the Great.
White Stage Alchemy Wet Path YouTube video by Steven School Alchemy.
Alchemy at a white stage video YouTube. In alchemy, the term albedo means whiteness and symbolizes purification through the washing away of impurities. The white phase of alchemy is said to be the second stage of the magnum opus. During the first phase of alchemy the matter is separated into two principles which later reunite to become one and this is called coagulation which completes the second stage of the magnum opus becomes white. Medieval alchemists developed an elaborate system of color coded images and symbols for alchemy with the white stone represented by a dove or the doves of Diana. For Updates on Steven School Alchemy subscribe to the Steven School alchemy YouTube Channel and tap the bell to be notified when new alchemy videos are available.
Alchemy Triple Feature Elixir of Life- Sulfur of the Sun- Philosopher’s Stone by Steven School
Alchemy has been known since ancient times and consists of three basic realms or kingdoms which are known as plant, animal and mineral. Each of these three primary areas of hermetic alchemy is said to have a basic stone associated with it. These stones are sometimes referred to as philosopher’s stones. Lapis animalis, Lapis vegetabilis and Lapis mineralis are but a few of the alchemical names that have been associated with these alchemy stones. Below the basic vegetable stone lie various herbal tinctures alchemically prepared with materials from the plant realm. The word VITRIOL is common in alchemy and seems to be associated with The term visit the interior of the earth and by rectification find the occult lapis. There however is more than one type of “earth” encountered in alchemy. As concerns the realm of the metals alchemists usually chose a metallic ore or metal specimen of some type and then worked upon it with a liquid dissolving agent of which there were three main types. In ancient alchemy as depicted in the actum leyden letter and some writings attributed to the alchemist Friederich Gualdus, a seawater menstuum is alluded to involving water from the sea processed in different ways for purification and strength, sometimes modified by adding sea salt to vinegar and this was supposed to resolve metals back into their first matter and theoretically make them start growing again as living crystals. Vinegar later became the focus of metal acetate paths in alchemy which eventually gave way to acids. Acid and metal to burn off impurities, dissolve and coagulate into something called vitriol. These coincide with the seven planetary metals in alchemy which after being alchemically processed might be reduced into “stones” called vitriol. Alchemy gemstones hypothically speaking could have been based on such things as carbon, silica, and even vitriol made from metals or minerals. Alchemists were rumored to have an alkahest or universal dissolving agent to assist this process with the old axiom “solve et coagula” or dissolve and coagulate.
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The vegetable stone of alchemy was called lapis vegetabilis. Alchemy symbol the oak tree in alchemy. Alchemy of Steven School. The stone of the meadows is the vegetable stone in alchemy and this name seems to be more common in other countries like germany. It is a deep secret in alchemy which is symbolized by the oak tree and in my opinion this may unlock a large portion of ancient alchemical secrets in alchemy concerning the hidden manna, the alkahest, alchemical gemstones, and probably much more, perhaps even life extension spoken of in alchemical manuscripts from previous centuries. This video represnts alchemical theory of Steven School. Do not try this at home. This video does not constitute advice of any type nor is it intended for any specific person. No warranty is expressed or implied concerning the accuracy or completeness of any information presented here. Not for consumption. The emerald tablet of thoth hermes says the wind hath carried it in its belly which means water as the sophic mercury. The earth is its nurse as it putrefies or ferments becoming the manna from heaven or gur. This material is collected in spring as the sal petrae salt stone or a white salt or white stone. The philosophical sulfur is locked within the oak tree and is released by water and fire exodus 32:20 Moses and the golden calf. Moses burned the “gold” in the fire and scattered it upon the water. Filtration of this material reveals the sulfur element which is an alchemical sun, sulfur of the sun, the citrine mercury of Nicholas Flamel which is then joined to the white salt through the sophic mercury (water) to reveal a blood red stone. See the writings of Nicholas Flamel in his letter to his nephew, you must know by what agent your “mercury” is to be fortified with or it will be as common water. The alkahest or secret dissolving water is the water and ashes before filtration as it is alkaline yet caustic and theoretically used to dissolve silica for ancient alchemical synthetic gemstones or alchemy gemstones which hypothetically receive their color from decomposed or alchemical processed metals. Alchemy of Steven School.
Alchemist’s supposedly possessed a secret water, a universal dissolving liquid called alkahest that was said to be beneficial in creating alchemy gemstones which were theoretically colored by VITRIOL. Notice the similarity of the words alkahest, and alkaline. My research also indicates that some gemstones are made from corundum. Silica is said to dissolve in alkaline water. When silica is heated with carbon above 1700 degrees celsius it form carborundum. What is the difference between corundum and carborundum?
the difference between corundum and carborundum
is that corundum is a extremely hard mineral, a form of aluminum oxide that occurs in the form of the gemstones sapphire and ruby. carborundum is crystals of silicon carbide used as an abrasive.
Alchemy video documentary by Steven School. Triple feature elixir of life, sulfur of the sun, philosopher’s stone. Do not try this at home. Not for consumption. This video does not constitute advice of any type nor is it intended for any specific person. No warranty is expressed or implied as to the accuracy or completeness of any information presented here. Books and DVD video available on amazon dot com.
V.I.T.R.I.O.L. stands for Visita Interiora Rectificando Invenies Occultum Lapidem, or Visit the interior of the earth and by rectification find the occult lapis.
Blue vitriol is a water soluble crystalline salt of copper. Toxic. It is used in insecticides and germicides, in electrolytes for batteries, and in electroplating baths. Oil of vitriol is said to be blue in liquid form but dries to a white salt. I am not highlighting scientific blue vitriol, this is the alchemical version of blue vitriol.
Blue Vitriol Alchemy TV Ionic Copper Nitrate Solution alchemy Science Experiment by Steven School Alchemy
Copper nitrate blue vitriol Ionic solution alchemy of Steven School Do Not Try This At Home. Alchemy 2020. Toxic. Copper metal reacted or reduced with Nitric acid theoretically making an ionic copper solution or copper nitrate alchemists blue vitriol. Alchemy science experiment. Not for consumption. This video does not constitute advice of any type nor is it intended for any specific person. No warranty is expressed or implied as to the accuracy or completeness of any information presented here.
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So, 2020 is here. The rainy days seem to be drawing closer to spring which is supposed to have importance in alchemy as some interpret from the mutus liber wordless picture book. I hope to resume some of my previous alchemy works this year such as working on trying to recreate the legendary alchemy powder of projection alchemists tried to turn lead into gold. Do not try any of this at home. This information does not constitute advice of any type nor is it intended for any specific person.
As far as alchemy 2020 is concerned I also hope to resume alchemy work in regards to the lapis vegetabilis alchemy Philosopher’s stone which according to my understanding of alchemical writings attributed to the alchemist John Hollandus, might be associated with an “elixir of life” or even alchemical plant stones created with an alchemy process called spagyrics.
There is also the unresolved issue of what to do with the book of three words.
So… The book of 3 words has crossed my path a second time. I have decided to hang on to it for now until I decide why this book keeps coming back to me. Perhaps there is a reason? Perhaps a future video? Perhaps a giveaway? What do you think? The book of three words alchemy reference mentions three words in the book which substitute nicely where alchemists wrote salt sulfur and mercury, and any other myriad number of secret alchemy ingredients being threefold or triune in nature. The three words fit very well with what is written in the various copies of the actum leyden alchemy letter.