The word hearth is of old English origin, meaning the floor around the fireplace or the lower part of a furnace where molten metal is collected during the smelting process. Throughout the ages, Hearth has come to represent domestic comfort and the entire home, perceived as the heart of the centre of the living space. Therefore someone who practices hearth craft is someone whose spiritual practices revolve around the hearth and home.
Hearth Craft like other aspects of the house withes and other forms of kitchen and green witchcraft, revolved around practicality, with little ritualistic guidelines or necessary formality
When thinking of Hearthcraft a few words that may be an idea to keep in mind are the following: