Blessing of the Athame
Herbs you need for this rite are Basil and Rosemary.
Rub blade with fresh basil, rosemary or oak leaves during sunrise. For this, find place outdoor where you can perform rite in peace.
Lower knife or sword to ground so, that it blade points to south.
Circle three times around the item clockwise scattering same time fresh leaves of the laurel tree. Pick up sword or knife to your hand, stand face to east and raise item up without raising your own arms.
Ask god to give to your sword or knife his power. Point it to the skies and ask goddess to give her’s love and strength’s to the blade.
Wrap sword or knife to the red cloth and take it to your home. If you wish, you can also store it inside cloth.