Hoodoo Coffin Nail

From the swamps of Southern Louisiana comes a piece once used in real-life voodoo rituals. For years, magic practitioners have made use of coffin nails to punish their enemies. Pulled from the coffins of poor souls who met their ends in terrible fashions, these rusty iron spikes were rumored to inflict the same pain on victims of the practitioner’s choosing.

What kind of pain does the Voodoo Nail inflict? The warm kind. Many guests brave enough to hold the rusty nail are quick to drop it back into its dirt-filled box, eyes wide with the realization that it not only stays warm to the touch, it begins to turn up the heat.

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Year / Age

1940-1950

Provenance

Lousiana

Composition

Iron, dirt

Classification

Tool, activated

Category

Historical, Witchcraft

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