The human skull has long been used as a symbol, but for many different things. It has different meaning in different cultures and perhaps not only in the ways you might imagine. Yes, it is fair to say that a skull is often a symbol of death and sometimes as a warning such as on toxic products. However it does have multiple meaning across history and in cultures today.
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Macramé, the art of making textiles and designing using repeated small knots rather than weaving thread together, can make a unique and interesting design in your pieces. This can take on beautiful new forms by utilizing different varieties of knots, like the square knot or hitching.Read More
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The origins of Kabbalah can be found in roots that go deeply into history’s soil. It is a religious philosophy that embraces dogmatic principles, mystical folklore, and spiritual practice. Kabbalah has transcended religious denominations and is new age life theory. The The Red String is part of all that and its origins are an important corner stone of this new philosophy..
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Murano was settled by the Romans, then from the sixth century by people from Altino and Oderzo. First the island prospered as a fishing port, and a center for trade, from the 11th century, it began to decline as islanders moved to Dorsoduro, in 1291 all the glassmakers in Venice were forced to move to Murano due to the risk of fires. In the following century, exports began, and the island became famous, first for glass beads and mirrors, "aventurine glass" was invented on the island, and for a while murano was the main producer of glass in Europe.
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You can usually determine someone’s emotional state just by looking into that person’s eyes. You can see if he or she is happy, sad, angry or tired by looking at the expression in the eyes. In some cultures, the eyes are believed to hold mystic powers, which can deliver misfortune to whomever the gaze is directed to.
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Under the general sense of messenger, the term angel is properly applied also to Christ, as the great angel or messenger of the covenant,(Malachi 3;1) and to the ministers of his gospel, the overseers or angels of the churches (revelation 2;1,8,12).
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MIZZE JewelryMIZZE is an independent jewelry design studio, here in Israel. After their recent launch they received impressive Web notoriety. Their strictly hand crafted jewelry combines traditional workmanship in the forms of weaving and knitting, with sterling silver amulets, inspired by kabbalistic and historical muses. All of the jewelry is made from all natural materials.