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The wet path of alchemy was believed to be a method of how to make the philosopher’s stone. The dry path of alchemy was said to be much shorter than the wet path. Alchemy of Steven School. Do not try this at home. Not for consumption. No medical value. Steven School Alchemy 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.
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In the ancient hermetic science of alchemy nigredo, or blackness, meant putrefaction or decomposition. Many alchemists believed that was a first step in how to make the secret philosopher’s stone. Alchemy was often described as being known by a series of color changes which also brings to mind the seven steps of alchemy. Are we to compare seven stages of alchemy processes to a series of color changes in the great work of alchemy? From Ripley’s treatise on multiplication, “Black Black Blacker than Black”. The first stage of alchemy is said to be the black stage of putrefaction, however the seven steps of alchemy list the first step as calcination which some modern alchemists theorize to be philosophical and not taken in layman’s terms. There is also said to be both a dry path of alchemy, and a wet path of alchemy. Many old alchemical manuscripts depict three ingredients as being the composition in the alchemist egg. A certain salt, a secret water rumored to be known only to the alchemist, and some type of “sulfur”. Secret alchemy ingredients for the philosopher’s stone? The color black is thought by some to be important in alchemy.
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What is the Magnum Opus of Alchemy? The ancient hermetic science included an alchemical art called the great work or, the magnum opus in which alchemists endeavored to create a philosopher’s stone in hopes of turning lead into gold.