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Falcyyr director Ahura Z. Diliiza received the ram’s horns we ordered today for his costume. They will be part of the headdress he will be wearing as Thor in Falcyyr (for all those who were upset at Idris Elba playing Heimdall wait until you see Ahura Z. as Thor!).
Ahura is not a hunter and would never do so for sport. The horns were ordered online and came from an animal that was harvested for food. Parts from hunted animals can be used cleanly if steps are taken to insure that care and honor are done to that animal in the use of the parts. As a metapysician Ahura is careful to be sure that any items he uses are cleansed and protected before use (or even before keeping them in the house).
As the horns are from the most important part of the body–the head–they require special attention and care. Ahura says that when using part of an animal that was taken you must say a prayer for the animal of thanks and apology for what happened to it. You must make a provision for the spirit of the animal to be taken care of. An angry spirit can take prosperity from you and cause discord in your home. Therefore you must make a provision that the spirit of that animal be delivered to where it needs to go. You can also ask it to guard, protect and shield your family and tell it that is welcome to stay if it so chooses. Then you say a small prayer of thanks and ask it to move on it’s way peacefully and let it know its horns will be represented with honor.
He cleansed the horns by soaking them in water containing sea salt, rue, frankincense, fennel and clove. He then scrubbed them in the same solution and set them in the sun to dry. After drying he will set them in a circle of candles to purify them with the fire.
With the provision and cleansing complete they will be a powerful part of his costume in Falcyyr!