Historically, alchemy is based on the ancient belief that all matter consists of various mixtures of four basic elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water. In current usage, any chemistry based on ancient principles rather than modern physics may be included.
An assorted collection of links and images, mostly related to alchemy.
Discussions covering both practical alchemy and spiritual alchemy.
A website of a group of alchemists from around the world who come together to exchange news, views, and research in all forms of practical and spiritual alchemy.
Also offers Spagyric courses, from history, theory, and inner work to practical laboratory operations and medicine making.
The writings of Mark Stavish, a long-time student of esotericism who has written over two dozen articles, book reviews, and interviews on western esoteric philosophy and practices.
An online version of the book by Lapidus discussing theory and practice of Alchemy.
A gathering of alchemists from all around the world.
Alchemy links and resources.
A very large collection of high quality alchemical resources created by Adam McLean, a well known authority on and enthusiast for alchemical texts and symbolism, the editor and publisher of over 40 books on alchemical and Hermetic ideas.
A library of imagery, symbols, music, alchemical texts and commentary. Includes course material in practical alchemy, bibliography, and modern day resources.
A project of the University of Indiana aiming to transcribe Newton's alchemical manuscripts, to investigate the laboratory techniques of Newton's time, and to replicate contemporary equipment and experiments.
Relates the rise and fall of alchemy starting with the ancient Egyptians and Babylonians round about 2000BC, and continuing on till modern times.
Includes symbolo-poetic descriptions of the base metals of alchemy, as well as a section on the four medieval elements. Alchemy is presented as implicitly related to occult transformation and magic as well as to traditions in history and literature.
Includes membership information, a schedule of meetings events, educational material and links.
Alchemical Education, continuing in the tradition of Frater Albertus and Paracelsus College. Classes, articles, alchemical products.
A detailed article covering the history of alchemy and its place in the modern society.
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