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Violetta Beauvais was an American witch.[3] She, along with Shikoba Wolfe, Thiago Quintana, and Johannes Jonker, was one of four wandmakers who served North America in the early 20th century.[3]

Biography[]

Beauvais was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.[3] All of the wands she produced were made from swamp mayhaw wood.[3] For many years, she kept the core she used in her wands a closely-guarded secret, but it was eventually discovered to be rougarou hair.[3] Beauvais's wands were often accused of having a natural affinity for Dark magic.[3] However, many great American wizards of the 1920s used Beauvais-made wands, including President Seraphina Picquery.[3]

Etymology[]

Violetta is a form of the name Violet, after the flower of the genus Viola. They share their name with a shade of purple, a popular colour among wizards

Beauvais is a French surname, from beau ("beautiful") + vais ("to go (away)"). Violetta may be named after René Beauvais, a carpenter and master woodcarver from Lower Canada known for his extensive work on churches.

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