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Cats in mythology and jewellery

Cats in mythology and jewellery

Cats in mythology and jewellery

Cats in mythology and jewellery. Prowling the night with glowing eyes, showing extraordinary physical flexibility and agility, cats were believed to seek the companionship of old women who practiced magic as witches. Both witches and cats were believed to have the power to control or predict the weather. When a cat washed its face, rain was supposed to follow; if it walked away from the fire, a storm was brewing. Caution and even discomfort was the typical reaction to cats, hence the common Irish greeting, “God bless all here except the cat.”
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Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki

Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki Jan Logan jewellery

Actress Elizabeth Debicki presenting Jan Logan jewellery

Talented and accomplished Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki – the face of the Australian jewellery house Jan Logan. Her predecessors in this role were Rose Byrne and Rachel Taylor. Few actresses can boast of having played their debut role in a large-scale film with a mass of stars and the famous director. A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts in Australia, 25-year-old Elizabeth Debicki – can. It was her whom Baz Luhrmann chose for the role of Jordan Baker in his adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby”. Before The Great Gatsby her movie list consisted of two films – Rake (series, 2010 – 2014) and A Few Best Men (2011). After The Great Gatsby she played and is going to play in several films – Gödel Incomplete (2013), Macbeth (2015), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015), Everest (2015), The Kettering Incident (2015), The Night Manager (2016), Guardians of the Galaxy (2017), The Tale (2017).
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Owl symbolic jewellery

Owl symbolic jewellery. Boucher vintage brooch Owl, crystals, enamel

Boucher vintage brooch Owl, crystals, enamel. Owl symbolic jewellery

Owl symbolic jewellery

The majestic power of the night-hunting owl was recognized by people around the world. To the Celts, the owl symbolized age and its attendant wisdom. Owls have a long history with humans. The relationship is probably not as close as that between humans and diurnal birds of prey, but, nevertheless, owls abound in myths, poems, paintings, and folklore. It is probably the owls’ almost human “face” that makes them so popular with many people. Today representations of owls, whether it is a painting, a sculpture, or a piece of jewellery are popular with collectors. However, owls are probably hated and feared in some cultures as much as they are liked and revered in others.
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Natasha Wood Silver jewellery

Girl in the wind, Natasha Wood Silver jewellery

Girl in the wind. Pendant. Natasha Wood Silver jewellery

Natasha Wood Silver jewellery

Silver is known to people since ancient times. Even the ancient Egyptians produced jewelry of this metal. The first silver mines were founded by the Phoenicians before our era in Spain, Corsica and Cyprus. Silver Jewelry was valuable, because it was delivered from afar and sold at fantastic prices. To date, silver has lost the status of the most expensive metal, but its nobility is still undoubted. Natasha Wood Silver jewellery can interest both – jewellery lovers and just aesthetes, connoisseurs of the unusual. Silver jewellery by Natasha Wood has a sense of freedom, romantic and is often influenced by nature. She uses to combine silver and gold with precious stones, as well as unconventional mediums, from porcelain to wood, and from diamonds to pebbles.
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Susan McLeary Living Jewellery

Susan McLeary Living Jewellery. Succulent necklace

One-of-a-kind Succulent necklace. Susan McLeary Living Jewellery

Susan McLeary Living Jewellery is one-of-a-kind bio decorations you probably never heard of. Made by Susan McLeary necklaces, tiaras, bracelets, earrings, rings, or whatever it is, all is made of living flowers and plants, succulents in particularly. Some of these creative pieces are still growing, becoming bigger each day! In fact, her succulent jewellery is grown in a greenhouse specifically for the jewelry. Then they are attached to the accessories and can be worn up to 4 weeks, before they begin growing. Later, you can separate the plant from the base and put it into the pot. The life of a plant will continue whether it is a jewel or a pot flower, and the jewellery piece can be worn without a plant. Susan creates her floral jewellery in the design studio “Passion Flower”, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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Frida Kahlo jewellery

Frida Kahlo jewellery

1930s photo of a young Mexican painter, wearing beads. Frida Kahlo jewellery

Frida Kahlo jewellery
Almost every woman has a collection of decorations and jewelry. Someone is interested in vintage and antique patterns, which, in some cases results in a gallery of jewellery. Such jewellery collection had the famous Mexican painter of Spanish, Indian and Jewish origin – Frida Kahlo. Frida lived a few years in the US, where she bought Indian jewelry. The basis of her collection – rings and necklaces of bone, turquoise. The artist searched real antiques from pre-Columbian era, however, often these things cost very cheap. Many photos and self-portraits depict her rings, necklaces and bracelets. Frida wore multiple rings on her left hand, because it was uncomfortable to wear them on the right hand, they interfered with paint. Frida could wear a very little clothing, but there was always a lot of jewelry.
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Bird symbolic jewellery

Bird symbolic jewellery

Blue Bird Vintage brooch, marked GE WLIND. Bird symbolic jewellery

Bird symbolic jewellery
In most cultures, birds have always played major roles as symbols. A few of these include the sacred ibis of Egypt symbolized the moon god, Thoth, a deity of wisdom, apparently because its curved bill resembled the crescent moon. Cranes were symbolic of Apollo, the Greek god of the sun. The hoopoe plays a major role in the “The Conference of the Birds” in Islamic mysticism. Doves are well recognized as symbols of love and peace, and the Holy Spirit in Jude-Christian cultures is often symbolized as a dove. Birds are found as emblems or escorts of Celtic goddesses, especially the carrion-eaters, such as crows or ravens, that accompanied goddesses of war and death. Birds sometimes represented souls leaving the body, as their connection with warrior goddesses would suggest, but they also were seen as oracular. The designs formed by birds in flight were the basis of a now-lost system of divination.
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