The lotus wand is shaped like a lotus blossom at the top, and a shaft divided into fourteen bands with the highest white band representing the spirit, the lowest black band representing material force, and the twelve colored bands between representing the forces of the zodiac.
When used the magician hold the wand by the band corresponding to the force which he wishes to invoke. A.G.H.
Greer, John Michael. The New Encyclopedia of the Occult. St. Paul. MN. Llewellyn Worldwide. 2005. pp. 280-281