ANIAN: Handmade Talisman Welsh Art Doll Fairy Witch Wise Woman Spirit Doll
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Anian means "nature.
Materials used in the making of this art doll: Hand sculpted and painted paper clay, hand painted and poured resin eyes, hand painted mulberry paper roses and tiny buds for earrings, blonde mohair boucle yarn for her hair, satin roses, seed bead necklace with silver acorn and leaf pendants, tiny ceramic cat, hand crocheted space dyed wool cloak, a piece of raw fluorite in a tiny wicker basket lined with wool fluff inside a hand painted and antiqued wooden box with handmade felt nest for the cat with a single large silver pentagram, perfect miniature fairy book tucked in the back of the box, large tea dyed silk and net flower, wool melton, wood and sheep's wool filling and locally sourced sheep's fleece.
This art doll is enhanced with the following meaningful and symbolic features:
LEAVES: symbolize happiness, growth and rebirth.
ACORNS: symbolize good health, fertility, prosperity, potential and strength. they embody immortality and celebrate life.
PENTAGRAM: The symbol of the pentagram is also used in many Wiccan ceremonies. Wiccans see the star as symbolizing the four elements of air, water, earth and fire, which are perfectly balanced to create the fifth element of spirit.
For many Wiccans and Pagans the pentagram is a symbol that represents magic and magical workings as a whole. For others it’s used as a talisman, a connection to the divine, to open and close circles and a myriad of other ritual uses.
CAT: symbolizes the transcendent, the supernatural and the unseen. Cat spirit animals are fanciful, magical and independent. They can appear when you need self-confidence and reassurance.
FLUORITE: is a stone known for clarity and mental enhancement. Its ability to assist the clearing of negative energy and aiding in decision-making has made this a favourable stone to work with. This powerful stone is known as a “psychic vacuum cleaner”, clearing the negativity in your auric field and aiding in removing “ cloudy thoughts”.
Fluorite is a highly protective and stabilizing stone, useful for grounding and harmonizing spiritual energy. When working with the upper Chakras, Fluorite increases intuitive abilities, links the human mind to universal consciousness, and develops connection to Spirit.
SILVER: Silver being a precious metal, the colour symbolizes calmness, elegance, mystery, sophistication, maturity, intelligence, glamour and also a sense of purification. If silver is one’s favourite colour then he is not the one to get swayed away by emotions but has a logical bent of mind. Symbolic of wealth, prosperity, and good fortune, the colour silver relates to success. Those who wear silver are thought to be dressed in the trappings of royalty.
Silver prevails as one of the most powerful shades, making it a prominent member of the colour wheel. It is symbolic of purity, strength, clarity, focus, and the feminine energy. In alchemy, silver is one of the noble metals. Silver is associated with the feminine energy and with the goddess Artemis, the virgin goddess of the Hunt and the moon.
[Dated and signed by artist on a small wooden disk located on her back.]
Approx. 13.5" tall including hat but not including ribbon hanger.