Career as a wandmaker
Geraint took up the family business in London, studying further into wandlore and becoming an accomplished wandmaker. He considered it an honour to match a witch or wizard with a wand made from the wood of the cypress tree because it indicated he had met someone who was going to die heroically, and left that fact in his writings.
- "Geraint" is a name of unknown origin, possibly a Welsh form of the Late Roman name "Gerontius" deriving from Greek γέρων (gérōn), meaning "old man". Geraint was the name of a figure various Welsh legends. He was also incorprorated into later Arthurian tales as one of the knights of the Round Table and the husband of Enid.