Beltane Spell Votive - Flight of the Dealan-dé

Whilst creating Beltane items from a purely intuitive place, I came across an interesting excerpt;

"Although the Irish word for butterfly is féilearcán (pronounced fell-er-kun), dealan-dé is a more ancient term for these delightful creatures in the ancient Irish language. It’s precise meaning, however, is somewhat elusive, for as well as meaning butterfly, it also refers to the brightness or lightning of the Gods, and to the magical flame of the Beal-fire, or the need-fire." - Alliisaacstoryteller


Butterfly energy fits beautifully with Beltane, celebrating the beauty within a short mortal life, engaging in life to its fullest, remembering to dance whilst we are alive. It speaks of joy, and often hard won joy through the difficult process of metamorphosis.

Whilst trials and difficulty can remold us anew, we must not forget to enjoy the simple pleasures of being alive. Beltane is a celebration of beauty and sensuality; so paint your face with morning dew and dance into the evening!


Butterfly energy also harmonizes with the Fae who are celebrated at Beltane. They are creatures of Air, beautiful but resilient, and not to be underestimated. The fae also appreciate pretty aesthetics and the sweet scent of flowers, for which Beltane is famous.


This gorgeous Spell candle is perfect for rituals of Beltane, love, beauty, self-love and honouring the fae.


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