Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Witches & their hats...


The traditional witches hat has a flaring brim and a tall, pointed cone. It has been said that in the Middle Ages a monk named Dunce discovered that the tall, pointy hat was commonly worn by wizards, and was thought to increase mental activity - and so the dunce cap was invented not to humiliate children, but to help them. It is thought that the witch added the brim to the conical shape to help strengthen her own energies and to send out her energy to do her will in any direction. ^_^

3 comments:

Wendy the (Very) Good Witch said...

I love my witch hats. Too bad we can't wear them all the time! :o)

Kim Hardt Originals said...

Hey I didn't know that about witches hat! Thanks

Broom Hilda said...

Me neither Kim! I am so intrigued by the Halloween Witch & love when I learn new things about them!

And Wens...I'd wear my witches hat every day if I could! They are the coolest hats in all the land!

^_^