elaine lim-newton

elaine lim-newton

Derby, Derbyshire / Sculptural ceramic artist.
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The symbol of life and energy, also associated with abundance and prosperity, is carved inside the 5000 year-old Newgrange passage mound in County Meath, Ireland. Earth works such as Newgrange have been proven to be ancient solar observatories, whose construction can be said to symbolize the womb of the Goddess. At Newgrange, the male solar deity in the form of light, penetrates the interior of the mound through a long tunnel once a year at the winter solstice. The concept of triplism…

The symbol of life and energy, also associated with abundance and prosperity, is carved inside the 5000 year-old Newgrange passage mound in County Meath, Ireland. Earth works such as Newgrange have been proven to be ancient solar observatories, whose construction can be said to symbolize the womb of the Goddess. At Newgrange, the male solar deity in the form of light, penetrates the interior of the mound through a long tunnel once a year at the winter solstice. The concept of triplism…

Celtic Tree of Life - Solstice Tree - World Tree Pendant - in Gold-tone high quality Jeweler's Bronze. The Solstice Tree, or Tree of Life, is an important Celtic symbol representing the connection of

Celtic Tree of Life - Solstice Tree - World Tree Pendant - in Gold-tone high quality Jeweler's Bronze. The Solstice Tree, or Tree of Life, is an important Celtic symbol representing the connection of

Gold & silver interlaced pentacles celebrating the pagan winter solstice sun sabbat of Yule featuring the yule log with candles, symbols for the Holly & Oak kings with celtic knotwork.

Gold & silver interlaced pentacles celebrating the pagan winter solstice sun sabbat of Yule featuring the yule log with candles, symbols for the Holly & Oak kings with celtic knotwork.

Yew, Ogham name Ioho, rules 22nd December, Winter Solstice. The latin name for yew is taxius, the Greek word for bow is toxos, Toxin means poison so it is not surprising that Yew tree wood is used to make the best longbows and the poison for arrows. Yew trees planted in churchyards were thought to protect the corpses buried there and preserve their spirits ready for rebirth.

Yew, Ogham name Ioho, rules 22nd December, Winter Solstice. The latin name for yew is taxius, the Greek word for bow is toxos, Toxin means poison so it is not surprising that Yew tree wood is used to make the best longbows and the poison for arrows. Yew trees planted in churchyards were thought to protect the corpses buried there and preserve their spirits ready for rebirth.

Ways to celebrate winter solstice..."Winter solstice tradition writing our hopes dreams for the year on slips of paper, we light them on fire by our candles watch as the paper transforms to smoke… carrying our intentions out to the universe."

Ways to celebrate winter solstice..."Winter solstice tradition writing our hopes dreams for the year on slips of paper, we light them on fire by our candles watch as the paper transforms to smoke… carrying our intentions out to the universe."

Winter Solstice Sentinel....(the Hart, or European Red Deer, is on the Robinson Crest, and is the family emblem.)

Winter Solstice Sentinel....(the Hart, or European Red Deer, is on the Robinson Crest, and is the family emblem.)