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And the manna (was) as coriander seed..........
(And) the people went about, and gathered (it), and ground (it) in mills,
or beat (it) in a mortar (with a pestle), and baked it in pans........

Numbers 11: 7- 8 KJV

Mortar and Pestles

Ancient tools for herbalists, alchemists, and kitchen witches, the Mortar and Pestle has existed since the first time a man or woman picked up a stone and used it to grind vegetable , mineral, or meat against another rock. But they've come a long way since then.

Whether you're looking for wood, stone, or modern ceramic tools, the mortar and pestle you're looking for can likely be found right here.

What can you use it for today?

Grinding herbs and spices for cooking as well as mashing, mixing, and grinding incense blends, herbal spell mixes, and your assorted other ingredients for your ritual and alchemical magic.

This is a small sampling of mortars & pestles available everyday at
Herbs and Heirlooms, Inc.

White Porcelain Mortar and Pestle in 3 sizes.

2 3/4" diameter

3 1/2" diameter

4 1/2" diameter
Brass Mortar & Pestle in 2 Sizes
An enchanting and durable mortar & pestle crafted of brass with gentle ribbing along its sides.

Approx.  2 3/4" high; opening 2 3/4" dia.

3 1/2" high; opening 3 1/2" dia.
Soapstone Mortar & Pestle #1
Beautiful, functional mortar & pestle in soapstone. Lightly grooved for easier grinding.
Styles & colors will vary. 3" high x 3" dia.; interior dia. 2 1/4".
Black Marble Mortar & Pestle
Gently grooved for easier grinding, the mortar has a heft to it that makes it hard to tip or spill. The marbling varies in color from light grey to black. 4" high by 4" wide.
Soapstone Mortar & Pestle #2
This standard sized mortar & pestle set is made of carved soapstone with a heavy lip on its base, a beautiful yet highly functional ritual tool. Lightly grooved for easier grinding, you will find constant use of this set in the kitchen as well as on the altar. The styles & colors may vary depending on the stone used in the production of these 2 1/2" tall x 4" in diameter mortars. The interior diameter measures over 3" wide.
Fossilized Coral Mortar & Pestle.
This Is A Handcrafted Mortar and Pestle Made of Fossilized Coral. It Is Used Traditionally To Grind Spices, Herbs And To Prepare Sauces. Each one is unique. Allow for variations. Approx. 3 1/2 to4" high; mortar opening 3" dia.  
Soapstone Mortar & Pestle with Celtic Knotwork Encircling the Sides
This is a shallow soapstone mortar and pestle set. It measures 2 tall and 4 in diameter, with an internal measurement 1 deep and 3 in diameter with slight internal grooves to aid in grinding.
Soapstone Mortar & Pestle with Triple Moon Design
Made out of soapstone, this 3" x 3" mortar and pestle set features two triple moon designs with faces forming their full moon center carved into its opposing sides. Built with a mild inner texture, and a heavy base to prevent tipping or spillage, this mortar and pestle set is ideal for all but the heaviest of herbs.
Traditional Soapstone Mortar & Pestle
This petite soapstone mortar features a solid base to better stabilize the mortar while you work and a slightly grooved cup to aid in the rending of whatever herbs you are working with. Measuring 3" x3" with a cup measurement scarcely 1 1/2" deep, this is the perfect mortar and pestle set for those small jobs in the kitchen. Whether an easy job such as grinding fresh rosemary or taking on a tough customer like sea salt, this set can easily handle any job you wish.
Green Onyx Mortar & Pestle.
This Is A Handcrafted Multi-green Onyx Mortar & Pestle. It Is Used Traditionally To Grind Spices, Herbs, And To Prepare Sauces. Each one is unique. Allow for variations. 4" high; mortar opening 3" in diameter.
Bamboo Mortar & Pestle.
Made of sturdy but lightweight bamboo wood, this beautifully crafted mortar and pestle set is constructed of hundreds of pieces of bamboo. It is then shaped into the design you see. This produces patterns and color variations that make it truly one of a kind. So don't hide it away, place it where it can be admired and also close at hand to use. Stands 3 1/2" tall X 3 1/8" wide. The pestle is 6 1/4" long and fits comfortable in your hand, and allows it to easily grind and blend materials within the 2 7/8" deep mortar.
Large Wooden Mortar & Pestle.
Carved of wood, this mortar and pestle set is a great tool for crushing and blending ingredients for your kitchen, alchemy, and ritual magick. Measuring approximately 4 1/4" high and 4 1/4" wide with interior dimensions of approximately 2 3/8" deep and 2 3/4"" wide it can contain nearly anything you might wish to grind within. The pestle fits comfortably in your palm, with a handle that narrows before flaring out to a wider tip that fits easily against the sides and base of the mortar. The pestle measures approximately 5 3/4" long, and is 1 5/16" wide at its widest point.
White Marble Mortar & Pestle.
Grooved for easier grinding, this 4 1/4" tall x 4 1/4" wide mortar has serious heft to it that makes it very hard to tip over. May have some grey or black veining.
Mother of Pearl Inlay Triple Moon Soapstone Mortar & Pestle.
Carved out of solid soapstone with pearl inlaid triple moon designs set into its two opposing sides,
this mortar and pestle set is sure to be a favorite in both the home or your ritual space.
Standing 3" tall with a 3" diameter and an interior depth of 1 1/2", it has a heavy base and gentle ridging on the inside to aid in grinding.
Black Soapstone Celtic Knot Mortar & Pestle.
Wonderfully carved of stone, this mortar and pestle presents a wonderful design that is perfect for lovers of Celtic imagery and seek to incorporate its beauty on their altar, or otherwise enjoy its presence as they work with herbs and minerals, whether they are delving into homeopathic remedies or the arts of alchemy. With a traditional mortar and pestle shape, it has a black surface, carved to present a patterned design at its base that accents the band of Celtic Knotwork that wraps around it; imagery that is highlighted as well by the carved design encircling the mortar's rim. This carved design leaves exposed the stone's inner, grey coloring that truly makes it stand out as a beautiful and functional creation. Sitting approximately 3" in diameter at its widest point with a 2 1/4" base, this mortar and pestle is intended to work with small amounts of material at once, and is perfect for those without much storage space for their craft.
Square Black Soapstone OM Mortar & Pestle.
Intended to aid you in your search for oneness through the exploration of alchemy, herb lore, and other varieties of herbal and mystical medicine that touch upon ritual magic, this mortar and pestle set is decorated with the sacred image of an OM on four of its sides. Measuring approximately 3" by 3" by 3", each side is squared and painted black, revealing the natural coloring of the soapstone from which it is carved only in the symbol of the OM. With a 4" long pestle that can easily fit into the rounded corners of the square basin, it is a wonderful tool to add to your altar or sacred space.
Square Black Soapstone Mortar & Pestle with Pentagram.
Carved in a most unusual design, the mortar of this mortar and pestle set is actually in the shape of a 3" by 3" by 3" cube, with every side squared off. Elegantly carved of soapstone, the whole surface has been glazed black, with four pentagrams carved into its sides, with the gaps between the pentagram's lines revealing the natural coloring of the stone beneath. The squared basin within offers rounded corners to help keep the material you are grinding from becoming stuck, and easily accommodates the 4 1/4" long pestle that comes with it, making it a fantastic and unique tool for your alchemy, herbal remedies, and ritual magick.
Cast Iron Mortar & Pestle with Pentagram.
Created in the same style of a cast iron cauldron, this mortar and pestle set is a witchy way to bring herbs and minerals into your spell mixes and blends. Resting upon three legs, the cauldron rise up to a height of 4 1/4" and a diameter width of 5 7/8" where the carrying handle meets the mouths' brim. The mouth of the mortar itself measures approximately 5 1/4" in diameter, goes to a depth of 3 3/4", making use of almost the entire space of the cauldron and allowing it contain a great deal of material. The pestle measures about 7 1/2" in length and fits comfortable to your hand. Also made of cast iron, its weight will help do much of the work for you and its durability will help you grind many of the toughest materials. Together, it makes for a great piece symbolic of rebirth and change in which you can create your spell mixes or even burn incense if you so desired.
Black Ceramic Mortar & Pestle
This elegant little mortar and pestle set is great for concocting and preparing your own herbal remedies, alchemical recipes, and ritual blends. Measuring approximately 3 1/2" in diameter, the ceramic mortar is glazed in a glossy black finish with an interior that is coarse and white, providing just enough texture to grind your materials well. Similarly, the 4" long pestle has a glossy black handle end in a white, coarse end allowing these two gritty surfaces to help grind your materials without so much elbow grease.
Cobalt Ceramic Mortar & Pestle
This ceramic mortar and pestle set is styled in a fantastically unique design. With a shallow, bowl-shaped mortar, the pestle is designed to fit nearly flush with the mortar and raises up to offer a rounded handle that fits quite easily into the palm of your hand. This results in a small mortar and pestle that can easily be set upon a kitchen counter or an altar without taking up too much space while still being capable of crushing whatever you need for your herbal remedies, alchemical recipes and ritual blends. Glazed in a vibrant, cobalt blue the set together measures approximately 4" in diameter and 2 1/2" in height.
Wooden Mortar & Pestle with Pentagram
Carved out of sturdy mango wood, this mortar and pestle set has been emblazoned with a trio of pentagram designs upon its exterior. Measuring 3 3/4" in diameter and 3 1/2" tall, this mortar and pestle set has an interior depth of 2 1/2".
Three Pentagram Soapstone Mortar & Pestle
Intended to be used within your ritual magic, practices in herb lore, or alchemy, this soapstone mortar has been shaped into a likeness of the sacred chalice, with a wide-flaring mouth and a slender base. Measuring approximately 4" wide at its widest point and 2 1/2" high, it displays upon its sides three pentagrams, each spaced evenly apart. Coming with a 4" long pestle, it is a wonderful piece for aiding you within all of your holistic and ritual crafts.

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