Corn Husk Besom 10 Inches Leather Embellishment Polymer Clay Purple, Black and Blue Large Black Gemstone Large Tibetan Silver Pentagram Jute Wrapped Handle Adornments firmly affixed. Seashell Embellishment One of a Kind Superstitions state to place a besom above a door in your home to keep bad spirits away and also keep negative energies out. It is also used to clear out negative energy similar to smudging. The broom signifies purification and is connected to other elements such as earth and air. In the most current century besom brooms have been used in hand-fasting ceremonies, celebrations, marriages and decorating homes. In the Wiccan tradition, the besom symbolizes femininity and fertility. The besom is most commonly used for physically and Magically cleaning an area that will be used for your sacred space, coining the term clean sweep. The besom does not have to touch the ground to sweep away the psychic clutter that collects in well used places. The besom can also be used in healing. Superstitious Note: Whenever you move, always leave your besom behind and begin fresh in your new home.