GWRTHRYFELA: Handmade OOAK Welsh Fairy Witch Art Doll
Y Tylwyth Teg Fairies embody FAERIE MAGICK
Gwrthryfela means "rebel" verb.
Materials used in the making of this art doll: Hand sculpted and painted paper clay, hand painted mulberry paper roses in real terra cotta pot, hand dyed welsh sheep locks, seed beads with antique brass coloured key, rhinestone, old brass leaf earrings, tiny ceramic dog on handmade felt cushion, hand made crocheted multicoloured wool cloak, yellow aventurine semi precious gem stone, hand painted and antiqued wooden box with tea dyed, embroidered edge antique linen, brown feathers, besom, tiny tea dyed crocheted beret with satin and painted paper rose detail with feather, 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:
YELLOW AVENTURINE represents prosperity, balance, creativity, optimism, calmness, and self-reflection. It is often associated or linked with the solar plexus chakra. It can push one to engage in awakening their personal will. This important attribute houses energies used for manifesting, creating, focusing, as well as important leadership qualities.
DOG: In Celtic symbolism, dogs are a representation of heroism. They embody heart-pounding attributes such as: Courage*Persistence*Virility*Fidelity*Loyalty*Assistance*Intelligence*Obedience*Protection*Community*Cooperation*Resourcefulness*Communication*Sensory Perception
KEY: are often used as protective amulets or charms. They are symbols that can facilitate opening doors to secret knowledge, practices, unlocking mysteries and removing blockages to your goals in life.
KEY also opens a door. (To your heart?) It speaks to potential, freedom and personal accessibility to previously unreachable goals. It bodes a hopeful future. Enjoy personal confidence.
BESOM: is a symbol of banishing, fertility, and cleansing.
LEAVES: symbolize happiness, growth and rebirth.
BROWN FEATHERS represent a grounding influence. Stay strong and endure. They evoke connection to divinity and spiritual realms, a symbol of freedom.
[Dated and signed by artist on a small wooden disk located on her back.]
Approx. 13.5" tall not including ribbon hanger.