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Old alchemical manuscripts variously describe two philosopher’s stones as being red or white. These colors in alchemy upon further research into medieval alchemy sometimes depict a white powder and a gold colored powder. The red philosopher’s stone of alchemy has presented more various opinions upon its actual color however it has been said in alchemy circles that alchemical manuscripts attributed to the alchemist Nicholas Flamel describe the red philosopher’s stone to actually be a gold colored powder. Other alchemists have described it as orange. I t has also been rumored that the philosopher’s stone of alchemy itself, is not a stone at all but a powder having been prepared by the alchemist using secret ingredients. Alchemy of Steven School. Do not try this at home. Not for consumption. This information 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 anything presented here.
Edward Kelley also known as Edward Talbot, was said to be an alchemist known to have worked with Dr John Dee while seeking the secrets of alchemy and the philosopher’s stone. The alchemist is believed to have lost his life in 1595 while trying to escape the imprisonment of Emperor Rudolf II. Alchemy was a passion at the Court of Emperor Rudolf II in Prague. The story goes that after a long search including many trials and tribulations the alchemist Edward Kelley aka Edward Talbot stopped for lodging while travelling and purchased an alchemy book or manuscript along with a ball of white powder rumored to be the philosopher’s stone transmutation powder for making gold. The red sulfur of alchemy was said to have been thrown away by the inn keeper.
Gold Making Philosopher’s Stone Alchemy Transmutation Powder Edward Kelley John Dee Secret Book.
Alchemy of Steven School with iron pyrite. The fiery red king sophic red mercury of the sages. (Not elemental mercury) also the fixed salt of iron pyrite prepared by alchemy process of fire and water (fire and vinegar). Do not try this at home. Alchemy red oil from iron pyrite alchemy.
Alchemy of Steven School with Iron Pyrite. Not for human consumption. Do not try this at home. No warranty is expressed or implied as to the accuracy or completeness of any information presented here. This Information does not constitute advice of any type, nor is it intended for any specific person.
I took the mineral iron pyrite and ground it fine with a mortar and pestle.
I extracted the golden water with a vinegar solution and poured it off until i had collected all of the yellow vinegar.
After the extractions were complete i took the leftover iron pyrite and calcined it outdoors through the colors of the peacock’s tail all the way to a final fixed red.
Alchemy peacock’s tail roasting iron pyrite by Steven School. Do not try this at home.
After the matter reached a final fixed red like an incombustible sulfur or a salamander which endures the fire it was allowed to cool and then placed back into an extraction vessel with more of my vinegar solution. The liquid became red like dragons blood.
The whole mass of roasted iron pyrite and red vinegar along with its sediment was poured off through stacked coffee filters then dissolved in warm vinegar and filtered again to reveal the fixed salt of iron pyrite. Dissolution and filtration seemed to prepare it more like “clear as liquid crystal” suggested in the alchemical writings of Theophrastus Paracelsus. additional roasting was not required as it only seemed to burn the salt. Alchemy of Steven School with iron pyrite.
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