What’s an Athame Knife? It is a is a magical and ceremonial blade used by Wiccan, Witchcraft and Pagan during certain rituals. They can be used as herb cutting knives or simply to add to your collection. These athames are often associated with the fire element and are commonly used for directing energy out of your body and into the elements. Shop our large selection Daggers, Bolines and decorative knives.