Guitar & Cross - minus the peace symbol - perfect for my tattoo in memory of my brother, Jason!

Guitar & Cross - minus the peace symbol - perfect for my tattoo in memory of my brother, Jason!

The first peace badge, 1958, made in ceramic for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament by Eric Austen from Gerald Holtom's original design

The first peace badge, 1958, made in ceramic for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament by Eric Austen from Gerald Holtom's original design

A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery.  You can also view it here http://www.pauaworld.com/maori-shapes-and-symbols/

A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery. You can also view it here http://www.pauaworld.com/maori-shapes-and-symbols/

Peace Sign Mug White - Hippie Peace Symbol Love Coffee Cu... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06W2HBGYM/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_vnpEzbYNFM26V

Peace Sign Mug White - Hippie Peace Symbol Love Coffee Cu... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06W2HBGYM/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_vnpEzbYNFM26V

V Sign Victory Hand Hippie Peace & Love Symbol Dan Morris Rock Punk retro sew applique iron on patch Biker Vest Patch(China (Mainland))

V Sign Victory Hand Hippie Peace & Love Symbol Dan Morris Rock Punk retro sew applique iron on patch Biker Vest Patch(China (Mainland))

The Summer of Love officially was kicked off today 6-16 in 1967 -- 47 years ago with the first of 3 days of music at Monterey Pop Festival. People are still talking about the phenomenon of both Monterey Pop (the first large music festival in the US) and about the Summer of Love.

The Summer of Love officially was kicked off today 6-16 in 1967 -- 47 years ago with the first of 3 days of music at Monterey Pop Festival. People are still talking about the phenomenon of both Monterey Pop (the first large music festival in the US) and about the Summer of Love.

History lesson: I was in despair. Deep despair. I drew myself: the representative of an individual in despair, with hands palm outstretched outwards and downwards in the manner of Goya's peasant before the firing squad. I formalised the drawing into a line and put a circle round it."Ken Kolsbun, a correspondent of Holtom's, says that the designer came to regret the symbolism of despair, as he felt that peace was something to be celebrated and wanted the symbol to be inverted

History lesson: I was in despair. Deep despair. I drew myself: the representative of an individual in despair, with hands palm outstretched outwards and downwards in the manner of Goya's peasant before the firing squad. I formalised the drawing into a line and put a circle round it."Ken Kolsbun, a correspondent of Holtom's, says that the designer came to regret the symbolism of despair, as he felt that peace was something to be celebrated and wanted the symbol to be inverted

Find out the meaning behind famous symbols, including the likes of the peace…

Find out the meaning behind famous symbols, including the likes of the peace…

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