Crystalf Maibach is a hermetic Magician in the tradition of Franz Bardon. He started the work of conscious Self-Transformation 30 years ago, and is active in Bardons Opus and other hermetic and magical traditions for over 15 years. Beside the Bardon Work of Self-Transformation his main focus lies in laboratory alchemy. He holds a Masters-degree in History and has written several articles concerning mainly Alchemy and Theurgy in different magazines. Currently he lives and works in Germany.