A wand (sometimes magic wand) is a thin, hand-held stick or rod made of wood, stone, ivory, . implement for corporal punishment, in the generic sense: either a multiple rod or a single branch (switch or cane), but not a specific physical type. Various different types of wood are used in the construction of wands. They are also embedded Wand core · Ginevra Weasley's wand · Cherry (tree) · Category:Wand woods. When an alder wand is happily placed, it becomes a magnificent, loyal helpmate. Of all wand types, alder is best suited to non-verbal spell work, whence comes.