Holly wood is a little uncommon, but not impossible to craft into wands. It’s also one of the few woods that can take in Ashwinder Eggs as its wand core due to its strong fibres and strength while maintaining its flexibility. They are the most faithful of all wands, and usually remain strongly attached to their first owner, irrespective of whether he or she was an accomplished witch or wizard. It allows us to touch visions of beauty and may bring forth renewal of the spirit as well as bring about more abundance and creativity and all matter of food for the soul. Yew trees are considered sacred, for a yew tree grows very tall and very strong. Here is a wand to rely upon, of consistency, strength and uniform power, always happiest when working with a witch or wizard of clear moral vision. As may be deduced, the sycamore’s ideal owner is curious, vital and adventurous, and when paired with such an owner, it demonstrates a capacity to learn and adapt that earns it a rightful place among the world's most highly-prized wand woods. Those witches and wizards best suited to ash wands are not, in my experience, lightly swayed from their beliefs or purposes. The mahogany tree symbolises strength, safety, protectiveness, and practicality. However, if you’re lucky enough, wildcard wands made from blackthorn can give your wand a powerful edge when casting spells. The fir tree is a very positive, energy-generating ingredient for wands. In the unusual event of such a pairing finding its ideal match, however, nothing and nobody should stand in their way. This wood is often used in combination with more destructive cores such as dragon heartstring or hippogriff talons that clenches its magical power in control, which makes it very wizard-friendly for first-years whom have never used magic before. When properly matched, the beech wand is capable of a subtlety and artistry not seen in any other wood, hence its lustrous reputation. Walnut wands are often found in the hands of magical innovators and inventors; this is a handsome wood possessed of unusual versatility and adaptability. Especially since it involved Harry Potter. The older the elm tree, the more magical power it has imbued. Holly wands work most happily for those who may need help overcoming a tendency to anger and impetuosity. Minor disadvantages of unicorn hair are that they do not make the most powerful wands (although the wand wood may compensate) and that they are prone to melancholy if seriously mishandled, meaning that the hair may ‘die’ and need replacing. Hornbeam wands likewise absorb their owner’s code of honour, whatever that might be, and will refuse to perform acts - whether for good or ill - that do not tally with their master’s principles. Rowan . Some woods make excellent wands while others can by dull, dumb, or downright dangerous. Accordingly, when a Harry Potter fan like Molly asks me about wizardry, I’m clueless. The wand itself is known to have a strong will and determination, meaning that those craving adventure will have a nice companion by their side.